The average salary for a Social Worker is AU$61,579 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$43,271 - AU$83,181
AU$43K
AU$62K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$61,538
10%
50%
90%
AU$23.90 - AU$40.86
AU$24
AU$31
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$30.75
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$84K
Salary AU$43,271 - AU$83,181
Bonus AU$2.01 - AU$8,109
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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AU$45,660 - AU$84,208
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 3 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 330
Hourly Data AU$0AU$58
Hourly Rate AU$23.90 - AU$40.86
Overtime AU$3.04 - AU$58.19
Annual Data AU$0AU$84K
Bonus AU$2.01 - AU$8,109
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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AU$45,660 - AU$84,208
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 3 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 154

Social Worker Job Listings

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 AU$60,000 based on 344 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 AU$69,000 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Social Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$75,000 based on 83 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 AU$79,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$62,699

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Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

▲26%

▲20%

▲10%

National Average
AU$63,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries


▲5%

National Average
AU$63,000

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 88%