Social Worker Salary (South Africa)

The average pay for a Social Worker is R125,564 per year. A skill in Bereavement Counseling is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Social Worker Total Pay (?
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R71,371 - R214,777
(Median)
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210K
MEDIAN: R125,564
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Social Worker Total Pay (?
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R8.05 - R646
(Median)
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360
650
MEDIAN: R136.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R80KR160KR240K
Salary
R71,371 - R214,777  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R16,000  
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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R72,436 - R236,805  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R220R440R660
Hourly Rate
R8.05 - R646  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R16,000  
   
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).
)
R72,436 - R236,805  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Pretoria
up arrow 24%
Bloemfontein
up arrow 18%
Polokwane
up arrow 8%
Durban
up arrow 7%
National Average
R138,000
Port Elizabeth
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Johannesburg
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%
Experienced
up arrow 39%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
R138,000

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Bereavement Counseling
up arrow 25%
National Average
R138,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 30 votes.
Gender
Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 46%
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