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Social worker salary in Australia

How much does a Social Worker make in Australia?

Average base salary

$91,296

The average salary for a social worker is $91,296 per year in Australia. 1.7k salaries reported, updated at 26 January 2023

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Top companies for Social Workers in Australia

  1. Australian Health Professionals
    3.6
    7 reviews14 salaries reported
    $159,389per year
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Highest paying cities near Australia for Social Workers

  1. Canberra ACT
    $99,340 per year
    71 salaries reported
  2. Brisbane QLD
    $98,376 per year
    61 salaries reported
  3. Darwin NT
    $95,341 per year
    54 salaries reported
  1. Newcastle NSW
    $93,574 per year
    38 salaries reported
  2. Sydney NSW
    $91,276 per year
    193 salaries reported
  3. Melbourne VIC
    $91,036 per year
    170 salaries reported
  1. Sydney Western Suburbs NSW
    $88,678 per year
    42 salaries reported
  2. Townsville QLD
    $82,995 per year
    26 salaries reported
  3. Illawarra NSW
    $70,606 per year
    21 salaries reported
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