The average salary for a Social Worker (MSW) in Australia is AU$63,759.
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Job Description for Social Worker (MSW)
Although social work includes a wide range of specialties, social workers are generally tasked with helping people cope with problems in their daily lives. This includes offering support and services to children and families in need, as well as the academic needs of children in schools. They may also assist patients in health care settings, explain treatments, and set up at-home care. Clinical social workers often focus on diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral issues, while …Read more
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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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