The average salary for a Social Worker in South Africa is R183,989.
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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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Community Outreach / Activism
Skills in Counseling, Group Therapy, Case Management and Community Outreach / Activism 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 R149,981 based on 70 salaries. An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R168,004 based on 379 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R220,499 based on 153 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R243,574 based on 85 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R209,687.
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