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Social worker salary stats

You're viewing live stats for Social worker vacancies from our database of over 1 million job ads. Here are some fast facts:

  • The average Social worker salary is £45,161. This is 27.2% above the national average advertised salary of £35,511.
  • The top companies hiring for Social worker roles are Newcross Healthcare Solutions, FirstPort Ltd and Eden Futures.
  • Most Social worker job ads are for Social work Jobs and Healthcare & Nursing Jobs.
  • Meanwhile, the number of Social worker job ads is 11.2% lower than last year, with 7,544 current vacancies.
  • Year-on-year pay for Social worker jobs has gone up 3.4% year-on-year, compared to an annual change of 1.7% for all jobs.
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Social worker skills

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People
Health
Social care
Young people
Training
Mental health
Microsoft access
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Highest Paying Areas for Social worker, UKThese stats are from the last 14 days and may differ from the live data shown elsewhere.

AreaYoY Salary ChangeAverage salaryVacancies
Swindon8.7%£62,69849
Cambridge75.4%£61,78435
Bradford4.2%£56,81458
Gloucestershire11.7%£56,65498
Luton8.3%£56,28126
Wiltshire20.0%£55,47273
Slough24.4%£54,98236
Gloucester19.3%£54,53527
Wakefield36.0%£53,89340
Cambridgeshire22.1%£52,71576
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Latest Social worker jobs

Social Worker
£35,000
Progressive Care UK
Stalybridge, North West
Social Worker
£35,000
Progressive Care UK
Walsall, West Midlands
Social Worker
£35,000
Progressive Care UK
Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Yorkshire
Social Worker
£35,000
Progressive Care UK
Rotherham, Yorkshire
Social Worker
£35,000
Progressive Care UK
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Social Worker
£30,000
Parallel Parents
Stoke-On-Trent, West Midlands, ST4 1AA
Social Worker
£45,000
Progressive Care UK
Matlock, East Midlands
Social Worker
£22,000
Dumfries & Galloway Council
Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, DG1 2DD
Social Worker
£34,242
JEWISH CARE
North West London, South East, NW11 9DQ
Social Worker
£35,000
Midlothian Council
Dalkeith, Scotland, EH22 1AG