Social Workers Salaries in Ontario


Job Postings

CAD 86,857 /yr

Average Base Pay

Low Average High

Average annual salary:

CAD 62,473

Lower end of salary range

CAD 76,896

Average of salary range

CAD 94,981

Higher end of salary range

Cities in Ontario with the Most Jobs for Social Workers

Here are the top 6 cities in Ontario with the most jobs for Social Workers and the average yearly salary in each:

CompTool's Squirrel includes 721 jobs postings for Social Workers in cities across Ontario.

Latest Social Workers Jobs

Discover the latest competitive salaries for Social Workers in Ontario.

Job Title Company Salary
Social Worker (2) - Casual - Markham Site Markham Stouffville Hospital Corporation CAD 105,955
Social Worker Promedicare Wellness CAD 83,200
Social Worker or Psychotherapist CBT Wellness & Virtual Services CAD 183,040
Social Worker - Inpatient 14E Humber River Health CAD 95,576
Intake Social Worker Abiona Centre CAD 53,433
Social Worker (Temporary) Niagara Catholic District School Board CAD 79,693
Social Worker - Family Services Jewish Family and Child Service CAD 76,000
SOCIAL WORKER Two Rivers Family Health Team CAD 71,214
Peer Support Worker (ACTT/EPI) Black African Caribbean (BAC) Health and Social Services Hub Canadian Mental Health Association Peel Branch CAD 59,115
Social Worker - Acute Care Unity Health Toronto CAD 107,338

Companies With Most Job Postings in Ontario For Social Workers

If you're looking for a diverse range of job opportunities, consider exploring positions at these companies, which have a significant number of Social Workers job postings in Ontario:


Here are some frequently asked questions related to Social Workers job postings and salaries in Ontario:

Q How do I find social worker job openings in Ontario?
A Social worker job openings in Ontario can be found on various job search websites, government job portals, and through professional social work associations like the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). Networking and connecting with social work departments in hospitals, community centers, and other social service agencies can also uncover job opportunities.
Q What qualifications are needed to become a social worker in Ontario?
A To become a social worker in Ontario, individuals typically need at least a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree. To be considered a registered social worker, one must register with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). Additional qualifications, like a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, may be required for certain positions.
Q What is the average salary range for a social worker in Ontario?
A The salary for social workers in Ontario varies depending on experience, education level, type of employment, and geographical location. Entry-level positions typically offer lower salaries, while social workers with advanced degrees and specialized certifications may command higher salaries. Salaries also differ between sectors, such as healthcare, government, and private practice.
Q Are there different types of social worker roles available in Ontario?
A Yes, Ontario offers a variety of social worker roles across different settings. Some examples include clinical social workers, child and family social workers, school social workers, medical or health care social workers, mental health and addiction social workers, and geriatric social workers. Each of these roles focuses on specific populations, issues, or practice settings and may require specialized skills or certifications.

List of Job Postings for Social Workers in Ontario

Explore our extensive list of Social Workers job postings in Ontario. Whether you're seeking your first job or considering a career move, you'll find a diverse range of opportunities. Click on the job titles to access more details and application links.

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