The average pay for a Social Worker is R172,375 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

R94,044 - R271,200
R94K
R170K
R270K
MEDIAN: R172,375
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50%
90%

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R14.68 - R765
R15
R98
R770
MEDIAN: R98.46
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R100KR200KR300K
Salary
R94,044 - R271,200  
   
Bonus
R3,041 - R39,453  
Profit Sharing
R5,000  
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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R91,810 - R284,547  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 424
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R260R520R780
Hourly Rate
R14.68 - R765  
   
Overtime
R8.11 - R303.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R600KR1MR1M
Bonus
R3,041 - R39,453  
   
Profit Sharing
R5,000  
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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R91,810 - R284,547  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

Pay by Experience for a Social Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Social Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $163,000 based on 311 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $196,000 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Social Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $211,000 based on 60 salaries. A Social Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $257,000 based on 34 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R174,453

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Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

▲21%

▲13%

National Average
R174,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Project Management
▲6%



Bereavement Counseling
▲1%

Counseling
▼0%

National Average
R174,000

Case Management
▼1%

Patient Counseling
▼7%

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 48%