Social Worker Salaries in New Zealand

Updated 8 Aug 2022
$66,521 /yr
Average Base Pay

41 salaries

$55K

Low

$67K

Average

$98K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Social Worker make? The national average salary for a Social Worker is $66,521 in New Zealand. Filter by location to see Social Worker salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 41 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Social Worker employees.

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Seniority Levels

For Social Worker in New Zealand

L2
Social Worker$66,521 /yr
L3
Senior Social WorkerNo Salary Reports
L4
Adjunct Social WorkerNo Salary Reports
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Child Youth and Family
3.2

Child Youth and Family

Social Worker

$89,000

 /yr
Range: $70K - $102K
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$70K

$102K

$70,000 - $102,000 Range

ADHB
3.5

ADHB

Social Worker
About 

$60K -$67K

$60K

$67K

$59,674 - $67,071 Range

The Salvation Army
3.4

The Salvation Army

Social Worker
About 

$48K -$64K

$48K

$64K

$48,264 - $64,416 Range

Plunket
2.9

Plunket

Social Worker - Hourly
About 

$24 -$28

 hourly

$24

$28

$24 - $28 Range

Immerse
4.0

Immerse

Social Worker
About 

$63K -$70K

$63K

$70K

$62,845 - $69,843 Range

Ministry of Education
3.5

Ministry of Education

Social Worker
About 

$77K -$83K

$77K

$83K

$76,543 - $82,570 Range

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CDHB
3.6

CDHB

Social Worker
About 

$77K -$83K

$77K

$83K

$77,381 - $82,794 Range

New Zealand Ministry of Justice
3.6

$67K

$73K

$67,385 - $72,802 Range

Waitemata District Health Board
3.9

$64K

$69K

$64,068 - $69,114 Range

Child Youth and Family
3.2

Child Youth and Family

Social Worker
About 

$68K -$73K

$68K

$73K

$67,647 - $73,139 Range

Burger King
3.4

Burger King

Social Worker - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Capital & Coast District Health Board
3.7

$54K

$58K

$53,521 - $58,044 Range

Private
4.1

Private

Social Worker
About 

$56K -$61K

$56K

$61K

$56,099 - $60,598 Range

4.3

None of Your Business Boutique

Social Worker - Contractor
About 

$76K -$84K

$76K

$84K

$76,276 - $83,868 Range

Emerge Aotearoa
3.6

Emerge Aotearoa

Social Worker - Hourly
About 

$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

Bay of Plenty District Health Board
2.8

$38K

$42K

$38,357 - $41,957 Range

Northland District Health Board
3.4

Northland District Health Board

Social Worker - Hourly
About 

$31 -$33

 hourly

$31

$33

$31 - $33 Range

Presbyterian Support
3.2

Presbyterian Support

Social Worker
About 

$58K -$62K

$58K

$62K

$58,158 - $62,130 Range

CCS Disability Action
4.8

CCS Disability Action

Social Worker - Hourly Contractor
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Social Worker salaries

The national average salary for a Social Worker is $66,521 per year in New Zealand. Filter by location to see a Social Worker salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 41 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Social Worker employees.

The highest salary for a Social Worker in New Zealand is $98,200 per year.

The lowest salary for a Social Worker in New Zealand is $55,000 per year.

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