Average Entry-Level Social Worker Salary in United Kingdom

£26,153
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£1,935
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Social Worker in United Kingdom is £26,153.
10%
£20k
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£26k
90%
£31k
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£20k - £31k
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£19k - £32k

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Popular Skills for Social Worker

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

Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £28,116 based on 729 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 4.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: West Midlands (1.6% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,336 survey responses.
Early Career
54.6%
Mid Career
21.9%
Experienced
17.0%
Late Career
6.5%

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