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How much does a Social Worker make?

Updated 21 Jan 2022
US$54,923 /yr
Average Base Pay

7,976 salaries

US$39K

Low

US$55K

Average

US$78K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Social Worker make? The national average salary for a Social Worker is $54,923 in United States. Filter by location to see Social Worker salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7,976 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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Related Job Titles

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

£30

 /hr
Range: £15 - £43
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£15

£43

£15 - £43 Range

Liquid Personnel
4.1

Liquid Personnel

Social Worker - Hourly

£32

 /hr
Range: £17 - £39

£17

£39

£17 - £39 Range

Service Care Solutions
4.7

Service Care Solutions

Social Worker - Hourly

£30

 /hr
Range: £15 - £39

£15

£39

£15 - £39 Range

NHS
3.9

NHS

Social Worker

£36,644

 /yr
Range: £24K - £53K

£24K

£53K

£24,427 - £53,279 Range

Charles Hunter Associates
4.8

Charles Hunter Associates

Social Worker - Hourly

£28

 /hr
Range: £15 - £41

£15

£41

£15 - £41 Range

Maxxima
4.1

Maxxima

Social Worker - Hourly

£32

 /hr
Range: £24 - £37

£24

£37

£24 - £37 Range

Seven Resourcing
4.5

Seven Resourcing

Social Worker - Hourly

£33

 /hr
Range: £21 - £42

£21

£42

£21 - £42 Range

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Cafcass
3

Cafcass

Social Worker

£42,870

 /yr
Range: £42K - £45K

£42K

£45K

£42,344 - £45,086 Range

Day Webster
3.8

Day Webster

Social Worker - Hourly

£31

 /hr
Range: £21 - £36

£21

£36

£21 - £36 Range

Iris Resourcing

Iris Resourcing

Social Worker

£35,620

 /yr
Range: £32K - £41K

£32K

£41K

£32,331 - £40,739 Range

Compass Fostering
3.2

Compass Fostering

Social Worker

£35,972

 /yr
Range: £33K - £38K

£33K

£38K

£32,888 - £38,193 Range

Ackerman Pierce
3

Ackerman Pierce

Social Worker - Hourly

£29

 /hr
Range: £18 - £35

£18

£35

£18 - £35 Range

Kent County Council
4.1

Kent County Council

Social Worker

£31,827

 /yr
Range: £30K - £38K

£30K

£38K

£30,000 - £38,315 Range

North Yorkshire County Council
4.5

North Yorkshire County Council

Social Worker

£35,024

 /yr
Range: £33K - £48K

£33K

£48K

£33,162 - £47,741 Range

Choice Care Group
2.4

Choice Care Group

Social Worker

£19,039

 /yr
Range: £15K - £20K

£15K

£20K

£14,857 - £20,051 Range

Barnardo's
3.8

Barnardo's

Social Worker

£31,617

 /yr
Range: £22K - £38K

£22K

£38K

£22,178 - £37,918 Range

Hampshire County Council
4

Hampshire County Council

Social Worker

£36,039

 /yr
Range: £21K - £67K

£21K

£67K

£20,598 - £66,960 Range

Derbyshire County Council
4.2

Derbyshire County Council

Social Worker

£30,083

 /yr
Range: £24K - £38K

£24K

£38K

£24,138 - £37,661 Range

West Sussex County Council
3.6

West Sussex County Council

Social Worker

£36,715

 /yr
Range: £29K - £87K

£29K

£87K

£28,883 - £86,654 Range

Norfolk County Council
4.1

Norfolk County Council

Social Worker

£35,568

 /yr
Range: £30K - £39K

£30K

£39K

£30,189 - £38,794 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.

£1,100
monthly
A Support Worker in the Swindon Area area reported making £1,100 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Swindon Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
£37,441
per year
A Caseworker in the London Area area reported making £37,441 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£9
hourly
A Support Worker in the London Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£24,500
per year
A Support Worker in the London Area area reported making £24,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£12
hourly
A Social Care Worker in the London Area area reported making £12 per hour
Job Highlights
London Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private