A Social Worker with Counseling skills earns an average salary of R172,766 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

R108,861 - R277,620
R110K
R170K
R280K
MEDIAN: R173,591
10%
50%
90%

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R94.00 - R774
R140
MEDIAN: R140.00
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R100KR200KR300K
Salary
R108,861 - R277,620  
   
Bonus
R3,064 - R48,479  
Profit Sharing
R2,808  
Total Pay (?
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R109,579 - R297,620  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R260R520R780
Hourly Rate
R140.00  
   
Overtime
R90.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R100KR200KR300K
Bonus
R3,064 - R48,479  
   
Profit Sharing
R2,808  
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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R109,579 - R297,620  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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 $169,000 based on 153 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 $192,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Social Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $219,000 based on 28 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 $264,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R175,969

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Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

▲25%

▲9%

National Average
R176,000

▼4%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 50%
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