Entry-Level Social Worker Salary (United Kingdom)

An Entry-Level Social Worker earns an average salary of £25,193 per year.
Entry-Level Social Worker Salary (?
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£19,437 - £31,601
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £25,192
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Entry-Level Social Worker Salary (?
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£6.90 - £28.47
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £15.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£11K£22K£33K
Salary
£19,437 - £31,601  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,852  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£19,269 - £32,683  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 579
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£6.90 - £28.47  
   
Overtime
£9.00 - £14.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,852  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
£19,269 - £32,683  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Pay Difference By Location

London
up arrow 15%
Glasgow
up arrow 15%
Cardiff
up arrow 7%
Leicester
0%
Bedford
0%
Cambridge
0%
National Average
₤25,000
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
up arrow 3%
Aylesbury
up arrow 3%
Birmingham
up arrow 5%
Leeds
up arrow 10%
Manchester
up arrow 11%
Derby
up arrow 12%
Reading
up arrow 17%
Sheffield
up arrow 26%
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Social Worker Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Social Worker in Glasgow:
"Case management "
There is a lot of report writing and the job is not as hands on as I thought it would be.
Social Worker in Birmingham:
"The levels of pressure"

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Social Worker Salaries

Child Placement
up arrow 7%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%
Assessment
0%
National Average
₤25,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 10% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 82%
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