Social Worker Salary in Canada

Social worker salary in Canada

In Canada, the median wage for social workers was $32.4/hr. in 2016.




In 2016, social workers reported higher wages in the Northwest Territories.

SOCIAL WORKERS (NOC 4152-A)
Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 19 32.4 45
Northwest Territories 12.5 36.02 53.55
Alberta 20.77 38.46 48
Yukon 13.26 34.42 46.23
British Columbia 19 30.5 46
Newfoundland & Labrador 23 36.92 45.99
Ontario 18.3 33.33 45
Saskatchewan 24.16 33.65 42
Québec 19.94 30 41
Nova Scotia 21 30.77 40.51
Manitoba 19 30.77 40.03
Prince Edward Island 23.08 32.4 39
New Brunswick 16 30.77 38
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. November 2016

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

Licensing

Social workers are regulated everywhere in Canada except Nunavut and Yukon.


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