Average Mid-Career Social Worker Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Social Worker in United Kingdom is £31,098.
MEDIAN £31,098
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£24k - £38k
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£24k - £42k

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Job Description for Social Worker

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Social Worker. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Social Worker
Senior Social Worker
Social Worker (MSW)
Child, Family, or School Social Worker
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Social Worker

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Case Management, Child Placement and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Child Advocacy.

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 £26,085 based on 161 salaries. An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,069 based on 733 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £33,252 based on 230 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £32,017.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Birmingham, England: Birmingham earn an average of 12.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (7.4% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Reading, England: Berkshire (15.0% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (6.7% less) and Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (1.6% less).

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