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.

R94,051 - R261,047
R94K
R170K
R260K
MEDIAN: R171,865
10%
50%
90%
R14.79 - R760
R15
R97
R760
MEDIAN: R97.06
10%
50%
90%
R0R279K
Salary R94,051 - R261,047
Bonus R2,061 - R48,288
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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R86,835 - R279,394
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 444
Hourly Data R0R760
Hourly Rate R14.79 - R760
Overtime R8.11 - R303.04
Annual Data R0R279K
Bonus R2,061 - R48,288
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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R86,835 - R279,394
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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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 R163,000 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 R196,000 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 R211,000 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 R257,000 based on 34 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R174,004

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Social Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Social Worker?

Social Worker in Port Elizabeth:
"Making a change."
Pros: Flexible hours. Independent planning. Setting own working hours.
Cons: No formal hierarchy. High stress levels. Working within a time frame.

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Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

▲22%

▲13%

National Average
R174,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Project Management
▲6%



Bereavement Counseling
▲2%

Counseling
▲1%

National Average
R174,000

Case Management
▼1%

Patient Counseling
▼7%

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 53%
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