The average salary for a Social Worker in India is Rs 280,318.
MEDIAN Rs 280,318
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Job Description for Social Worker
A social worker will work closely with patients and their families to assess and treat a myriad of issues, and to help in understanding and coping with emotional and social problems of various natures. Excellent communication skills are integral to the job, as the social worker must be able to facilitate education, work with support groups, and provide referrals to patients. The employee will have the resources and research abilities to find information that is relevant to issues particular to a…Read more
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Popular Skills for Social Worker
Skills in Counseling, Case Management and Child Advocacy are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker
An entry-level Social Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 239,903 based on 25 salaries. An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 266,100 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 266,100 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 600,000 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 183,126.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 144.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (140.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ahmedabad, Gujarat (34.7% less), Kolkata, West Bengal (28.7% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (10.1% less).
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