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Social Worker Salaries in Australia

Updated 23 Jun 2022
$82,739 /yr
Average Base Pay

223 salaries

$65K

Low

$83K

Average

$100K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$10,000Range$10,000 - $10,000

How much does a Social Worker make? The national average salary for a Social Worker is $82,739 in Australia. Filter by location to see Social Worker salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 223 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Social Worker employees.

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WAYSS

Social Worker - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $24 - $35

$24

$35

$24 - $35 Range

Government of South Australia
4.0

Government of South Australia

Social Worker

$86,796

 /yr
Range: $72K - $99K

$72K

$99K

$71,640 - $99,232 Range

Spinecare Chiropractic Castle Plaza
4.1

Spinecare Chiropractic Castle Plaza

Social Worker - Monthly

$5,201

 /mo
Range: $4K - $8K

$4K

$8K

$3,653 - $8,418 Range

Hawkesbury District Health Services
4.1

Hawkesbury District Health Services

Social Worker - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $28 - $36

$28

$36

$28 - $36 Range

Swan Christian Education Association
4.6

Swan Christian Education Association

Social Worker

$76,285

 /yr
Range: $66K - $91K

$66K

$91K

$66,468 - $91,482 Range

Northern NSW Local Health District
3.6

Northern NSW Local Health District

Social Worker

$101,827

 /yr
Range: $83K - $107K

$83K

$107K

$83,000 - $107,100 Range

NSW Department of Health
3.7

NSW Department of Health

Social Worker

$101,827

 /yr
Range: $70K - $114K

$70K

$114K

$70,000 - $114,000 Range

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SA Health
4.0

SA Health

Social Worker

$96,866

 /yr
Range: $72K - $120K

$72K

$120K

$71,640 - $120,000 Range

Queensland Government
3.8

Queensland Government

Social Worker

$88,576

 /yr
Range: $46K - $100K

$46K

$100K

$45,600 - $100,018 Range

South West Sydney Local Health District
3.6

South West Sydney Local Health District

Social Worker - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $36 - $45

$36

$45

$36 - $45 Range

Sydney Local Health District
4.2

Sydney Local Health District

Social Worker - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $36 - $51

$36

$51

$36 - $51 Range

Women's Health West
3.1

Women's Health West

Social Worker

$68,796

 /yr
Range: $66K - $77K

$66K

$77K

$65,697 - $76,771 Range

Sugarman
3.1

Sugarman

Social Worker

$92,789

 /yr
Range: $84K - $155K

$84K

$155K

$84,000 - $155,400 Range

Western Sydney Local Health District
3.8

Western Sydney Local Health District

Social Worker - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $40 - $47

$40

$47

$40 - $47 Range

Calvary Health Care - ACT
3.3

Calvary Health Care - ACT

Social Worker - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $39 - $50

$39

$50

$39 - $50 Range

Neami National
4.1

Neami National

Social Worker

$65,000

 /yr
Range: $64K - $71K

$64K

$71K

$64,000 - $71,400 Range

Department for Child Protection

Social Worker

$71,500

 /yr
Range: $65K - $90K

$65K

$90K

$65,000 - $90,000 Range

Coles
3.6

Coles

Social Worker - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $17 - $26

$17

$26

$17 - $26 Range

Queensland Health
3.9

Queensland Health

Social Worker

$117,000

 /yr
Range: $87K - $120K

$87K

$120K

$86,551 - $120,000 Range

Department of Justice and Community Safety
3.5

Department of Justice and Community Safety

Social Worker

$93,539

 /yr
Range: $94K - $104K

$94K

$104K

$93,539 - $103,892 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Social Worker salaries

The national average salary for a Social Worker is $82,739 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Social Worker salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 223 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Social Worker employees.

The highest salary for a Social Worker in Australia is $100,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Social Worker in Australia is $65,000 per year.

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