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$9,522 (-11%) lower 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 in Australia

An Entry Level Clinical Social Worker with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average compensation of AU$43,000 per year. A mid career Clinical Social Worker with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of about 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 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Clinical Social Worker in Australia

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 job advertisements published on Jobted Australia in the last 12 months. Please note the figures on this page are a guideline only.
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