Average Social Worker (MSW) Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Social Worker (MSW) in Australia is AU$63,759.
MEDIAN AU$63,759
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AU$49k - AU$81k
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AU$51k - AU$87k

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker (MSW)

An entry-level Social Worker (MSW) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$58,248 based on 6 salaries. An early career Social Worker (MSW) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,683 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker (MSW) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,991 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$86,000.

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