Average Social Worker Salary in South Africa

R183,989
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R16,111
Bonus
R4,971
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The average salary for a Social Worker in South Africa is R183,989.
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R59k
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R184k
90%
R293k
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R59k - R293k
Bonus
R2k - R27k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R5k
Total Pay
R49k - R303k

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Popular Skills for Social Worker

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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 741 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.4%
Early Career
51.1%
Mid Career
20.6%
Experienced
11.5%
Late Career
7.3%