Average Social Worker Salary in South Africa

R194,475
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 19k
MEDIAN
ZAR 194k
90%
ZAR 307k

The average salary for a Social Worker is R194,475

Base Salary
R19k - R307k
Bonus
R5k - R34k
Profit Sharing
R204 - R178k
Total Pay
R30k - R360k
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What is the highest pay for Social Workers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Social Worker is ZAR 307k / year

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Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Social Worker is ZAR 19k / year

How can Social Workers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Social Worker is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Social Worker that oversees more junior Social Workers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.