The average wage for a Social Worker (BSW) is C$20.00 per hour. A skill in Case Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$33,362 - C$73,533
C$33K
C$49K
C$74K
MEDIAN: C$48,800
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50%
90%
C$14.44 - C$37.76
C$14
C$25
C$38
MEDIAN: C$24.77
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$77K
Salary C$33,362 - C$73,533
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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C$31,924 - C$77,969
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$14.44 - C$37.76
Overtime C$35.25
Annual Data C$0C$77K
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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C$31,924 - C$77,969
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Social Worker (BSW)

Social workers (BSW) help clients function in their current environment, working with clients to overcome challenges and promote resilience. They work with many different types of clients, such as individuals, families, organizations, other groups, and even whole communities. These professionals work with private and public social service agencies that provide medical, psychiatric, financial, and other services. Social workers (BSW) are viewed as generalists who have several areas of expertise; typical careers in this field involve advocacy, casework, and problem solving. They primarily work in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, substance abuse clinics, private practices, and mental health clinics. Those that work in child and family services help vulnerable children and their families, frequently dealing with issues related to child neglect or abuse. Substance abuse social workers help clients with addiction issues and co-occurring illnesses.

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Social Worker (BSW) Tasks

  • Assess and treat patients and their families in understanding and coping with emotional and social problems.
  • Provide advocacy and resource services for the patient.
  • Maintain caseload, documentation and reevaluate patients at appropriate intervals.
  • Gather relevant information pertaining to case issues.
  • Facilitate education, support groups and referrals.

Common Career Paths for Social Worker (BSW)


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Key Stats for Social Worker (BSW)

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Social Worker (BSW) Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
C$50,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Social Worker (BSW) Salaries

Case Management
▲8%

National Average
C$50,000

Counseling
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 28%