Social Worker Salary (South Africa)

The average pay for a Social Worker is R138,763 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Bereavement Counseling and Counseling. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Social Worker Total Pay (?
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R71,799 - R223,693
(Median)
72K
110K
140K
180K
220K
MEDIAN: R138,763
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Social Worker Total Pay (?
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R8.11 - R641
(Median)
120
350
640
MEDIAN: R122.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R80KR160KR240K
Salary
R71,799 - R223,693  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R15,428  
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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R72,321 - R238,407  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R220R440R660
Hourly Rate
R8.11 - R641  
   
Overtime
R31.50 - R100.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R15,428  
   
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).
)
R72,321 - R238,407  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 251
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Pretoria
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Bloemfontein
up arrow 14%
Durban
up arrow 4%
Polokwane
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Johannesburg
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National Average
R143,000
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Port Elizabeth
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 47%
Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
R143,000

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Bereavement Counseling
up arrow 18%
National Average
R143,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 45%
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