Average Early-Career Social Worker Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for an Early-Career Social Worker in United Kingdom is £28,116.
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£22k - £34k
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£21k - £36k

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Popular Skills for Social Worker

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

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 £26,149 based on 162 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,305 based on 293 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £33,297 based on 227 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 London, England: London earn an average of 8.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (8.3% less), Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (6.5% less) and Leicester, England: Leicestershire (5.2% less).

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