How much does a Social Worker make?

Updated 15 Sep 2021
£39,987 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,919 salaries

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£40K

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£64K

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The national average salary for Social Worker is £39,987 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Social Worker salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1919 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Social Worker employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Social Worker£39,987 /yr
L3
Senior Social Worker£43,619 /yr
L4
Lead Social Worker£33,247 /yr
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Child and Family Social Worker

£23,130

per year

Lcsw

£23,130

per year

Medical Social Worker

£23,130

per year

Social Worker, LCSW

£23,130

per year

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Sanctuary Personnel
3.8

Sanctuary Personnel

Social Worker - Hourly

£29

 /hr
Range: £14 - £42
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£14

£42

£14 - £42 Range

Liquid Personnel
4.1

Liquid Personnel

Social Worker - Hourly

£30

 /hr
Range: £16 - £37

£16

£37

£16 - £37 Range

Service Care Solutions
4.7

Service Care Solutions

Social Worker - Hourly

£28

 /hr
Range: £14 - £37

£14

£37

£14 - £37 Range

NHS
4

NHS

Social Worker

£35,456

 /yr
Range: £24K - £51K

£24K

£51K

£23,575 - £51,420 Range

Charles Hunter Associates
4.8

Charles Hunter Associates

Social Worker - Hourly

£26

 /hr
Range: £14 - £39

£14

£39

£14 - £39 Range

Maxxima
4.2

Maxxima

Social Worker - Hourly

£30

 /hr
Range: £23 - £35

£23

£35

£23 - £35 Range

Seven Resourcing
4

Seven Resourcing

Social Worker - Hourly

£31

 /hr
Range: £20 - £40

£20

£40

£20 - £40 Range

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Day Webster
3.8

Day Webster

Social Worker - Hourly

£29

 /hr
Range: £20 - £34

£20

£34

£20 - £34 Range

Cafcass
2.8

Cafcass

Social Worker

£41,375

 /yr
Range: £41K - £44K

£41K

£44K

£41,375 - £43,514 Range

Iris Resourcing

Social Worker

£33,575

 /yr
Range: £30K - £38K

£30K

£38K

£30,475 - £38,400 Range

Compass Fostering
4.1

Compass Fostering

Social Worker

£34,717

 /yr
Range: £32K - £37K

£32K

£37K

£31,741 - £36,860 Range

Ackerman Pierce
3

Ackerman Pierce

Social Worker - Hourly

£28

 /hr
Range: £17 - £34

£17

£34

£17 - £34 Range

Kent County Council
3.9

Kent County Council

Social Worker

£31,445

 /yr
Range: £30K - £37K

£30K

£37K

£29,957 - £36,978 Range

North Yorkshire County Council
4.3

North Yorkshire County Council

Social Worker

£33,802

 /yr
Range: £32K - £46K

£32K

£46K

£32,006 - £46,075 Range

Choice Care Group
2.8

Choice Care Group

Social Worker

£18,375

 /yr
Range: £14K - £19K

£14K

£19K

£14,339 - £19,352 Range

Barnardo's
3.7

Barnardo's

Social Worker

£30,514

 /yr
Range: £21K - £37K

£21K

£37K

£21,405 - £36,595 Range

Derbyshire County Council
4

Derbyshire County Council

Social Worker

£28,786

 /yr
Range: £23K - £35K

£23K

£35K

£23,296 - £34,877 Range

3.1

Spencer Clarke Group

Social Worker - Hourly

£28

 /hr
Range: £16 - £38

£16

£38

£16 - £38 Range

Hampshire County Council
4

Hampshire County Council

Social Worker

£35,976

 /yr
Range: £20K - £65K

£20K

£65K

£20,004 - £64,624 Range

NSPCC
3.3

NSPCC

Social Worker

£33,000

 /yr
Range: £30K - £46K

£30K

£46K

£29,611 - £46,460 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Social Worker salaries

The national average salary for a Social Worker is £39,987 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Social Worker salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1919 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Social Worker employees.

The highest salary for a Social Worker in United Kingdom is £63,687 per year.

The lowest salary for a Social Worker in United Kingdom is £25,107 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent social worker salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£25,000
per year
A Youth Worker in the Leeds Area area reported making £25,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£9
hourly
A Support Worker in the London Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£10
hourly
A Support Worker in the Manchester Area area reported making £10 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£24,000
per year
A Caseworker in the London Area area reported making £24,000 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£9
hourly
A Support Worker in the Stoke-on-Trent Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Stoke-on-Trent Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private