Hospital Social Worker Salary in Australia

AU$79,100
per year
per hour
AU$41.50
per hour
per year

Hospital Social Worker - Average Salary

The average salary for a Hospital Social Worker is AU$79,100 per year (AU$41.50 per hour), which is AU$10,022 (-11%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Hospital Social Worker can expect an average starting salary of AU$42,700. The highest salaries can exceed AU$125,000.
AU$42,700
Low
AU$79,100
Average
AU$125,000
High
AU$25.80
Low
AU$41.50
Average
AU$56.20
High

Hospital Social Worker Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$42,700
Average
AU$79,100
Senior
AU$94,100
High
AU$125,000
Low
AU$25.80
Average
AU$41.50
Senior
AU$46.40
High
AU$56.20
Among hospital social workers, Entry-Level Hospital Social Workers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Hospital Social Workers enjoy the highest salaries.

Hospital Social Worker - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Hospital Social WorkerAU$94K/year
+19% 
Entry-Level Hospital Social WorkerAU$43K/year
 -46%

Hospital Social Worker - Pay by Experience Level in Australia

An Entry Level Hospital Social Worker with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average compensation of AU$42,700 per year. A mid career Hospital Social Worker with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of about AU$72,100, while a Senior Hospital Social Worker with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$94,100. Hospital social workers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$107,600 per year on average.

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

Late Career▲ +36%
Senior▲ +19%
Average SalaryAU$79,100/year
Mid Career▼ -9%
Entry Level▼ -46%

Gender Breakdown

Female
87%
Male
13%

Hospital Social Worker - Jobs by Location

Hospital Social Worker - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Hospital 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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