Support Worker Salary

The average salary for a Support Worker in the UK is:


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Enabling people with multiple addictions and mental health problems to access the services required, e.g. Physciatric assessments, drug and alcohol support and access to beneifts. Compile a risk assessment, work out achievable goals(with emphasis on the word achievable) and provide day to day living support with a view to resettlement.

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Support Worker Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £14,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £18,228, based on 33 respondents (a difference of 30% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £16,210, based on 65 respondents (a difference of -12% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £16,363, based on 50 respondents (a difference of 1% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £16,094, based on 36 respondents (a difference of -2% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Support Worker based on all salary survey responses is: £15,700

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Support Worker is £9.05.

Assorted Support Worker Salary Information

£13,000South East9-October-17
£16,132North West13-February-17
£20,000South East21-November-16
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Support Worker salary data

Support Worker Salary By UK Region

£15,144North West
£12,871East of England
£20,328South West
£15,958South East
£15,190Northern Ireland
£15,334Yorkshire and North East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Support Worker, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £13,575 for a worker in their 20s, £17,738 (30s), £20,995 (40s) and £20,995 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Support Worker is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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