Average Social Worker Salary in Kenya

Annual Base Salary - Ksh 248,687.00/year

The average annual salary of Social Worker is Ksh 248,687.00

Ksh 42,800.00
Ksh 248,687.00
Ksh 2,080,000.00

The starting salary of Social Worker is between Ksh 36,380.00 and Ksh 42,800.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between Ksh 2,080,000.00 and Ksh 2,392,000.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Ksh 36,380.00Ksh 2,392,000.00
Average Hourly Pay - Ksh 450.50/hour

The average hourly pay of Social Worker is Ksh 450.50.

Ksh 108.16
Ksh 450.50
Ksh 833.80

The starting hourly rate is between Ksh 92.00 and Ksh 108.16 for Social Worker whereas the maximum hourly wage is between Ksh 833.80 and Ksh 959.00.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
Ksh 92.00Ksh 959.00
Bonus Range: Tooltip
Ksh 528.00 - Ksh 321,840.00
Ksh 528.00
Ksh 2,392,000.00
Profit Sharing: Tooltip
Ksh 0.00 - Ksh 109,080.00
Ksh 0.00
Ksh 2,392,000.00
  • Currency : KES
  • Annual Salary : Ksh 248,687.00
  • Hourly Pay : Ksh 450.50
  • Weekly Pay : Ksh 4,599.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : Ksh 9,197.00
  • Monthly Salary : Ksh 19,927.00

Social Worker Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Social Worker. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, female employees are involved significantly more as Social Worker compared to male. Their involvement is 58% while of male is only 42%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Social Worker salary in Kenya on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Social Worker having experience between 1-4 years, their salary is around Ksh 157,815.44.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Social Worker salary would increase again to a total of Ksh 689,266.46, adding Ksh 531,451.02 from the last salary increase.

Prominent Skills Affecting Social Worker Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Social Worker's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Social Worker when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Social Worker is Child Advocacy which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 79% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Child Advocacy.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Group Therapy with 4%. It can be said that Group Therapy skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Social Worker. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is Ksh 156,673.00 whereas the highest earning is Ksh 698,810.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Mid Carrer person will earn the maximum salary of Ksh 698,810.00 at 181%. So to summerize, Early Career earns 37% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 181% more than the average salary.

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