Average Experienced Social Worker Salary in United Kingdom

£33,297
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£4,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Social Worker in United Kingdom is £33,297.
10%
£26k
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£33k
90%
£40k
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£26k - £40k
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£25k - £45k

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Popular Skills for Social Worker

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

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. An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation 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. 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 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (5.1% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (8.7% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (7.8% less) and Sheffield, England: South Yorkshire (5.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,271 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.7%
Early Career
57.4%
Mid Career
23.1%
Late Career
6.8%

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