Clinical Social Worker Salary in Australia

AU$79,600
per year
per hour
AU$41.80
per hour
per year

Clinical Social Worker - Average Salary

The average salary for a Clinical Social Worker is AU$79,600 per year (AU$41.80 per hour), which is AU$14,240 (+22%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Clinical Social Worker can expect an average starting salary of AU$43,000. The highest salaries can exceed AU$125,000.
AU$43,000
Low
AU$79,600
Average
AU$125,000
High
AU$25.90
Low
AU$41.80
Average
AU$56.20
High

Clinical Social Worker Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$43,000
Average
AU$79,600
Senior
AU$94,700
High
AU$125,000
Low
AU$25.90
Average
AU$41.80
Senior
AU$46.50
High
AU$56.20
Among clinical social workers, Entry-Level Clinical Social Workers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Clinical Social Workers enjoy the highest salaries.

Clinical Social Worker - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Clinical Social WorkerAU$95K/year
+19% 
Entry-Level Clinical Social WorkerAU$43K/year
 -46%

Clinical Social Worker - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Clinical Social Worker with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000. A mid career Clinical Social Worker with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,400, while a senior Clinical Social Worker with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$94,700. Clinical social workers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$106,700 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Clinical Social Worker

Late Career▲ +34%
Senior▲ +19%
Average SalaryAU$79,600/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -46%

Gender Breakdown

Female
88%
Male
12%

Clinical Social Worker - Jobs by Location

Clinical Social Worker - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Clinical Social Worker jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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