Jerzy Salwarowski is the laureate of top prizes of national and international conducting contests:
- 1st and 2nd Contest in Katowice (1st Prize and Music Critics Award)
- 1st Prize is Siena
- In Budapest - Winning Award

Also received:

- Nomination for "Fryderyk'98" Award for "Famous Caprices" recorded with Torun Chamber Orchestra.
- "Eustachian Tube" Prize for '98/99 season, awarded by Journalists, Publicists and Music Reviewers Chapter for significant artistic achievements in the Pomeranian region.
- Membership of Phonographic Academy in Warsaw since 17 Dec 1999
- Nomination for "Fryderyk'99" Music Award for CD Album "All Symphonic Poems" by M. Karłowicz recorded with Silesian Philharmonic.
- Participation in Photography Exhibition "Nieprzeciętni - Toruń 2000"
- The Gold Baton prize (Aug 2001) honored by Torun Chamber Orchestra team.
- Gold Cross of Merit received from President of The Republic of Poland in October 2002.
- Nomination for "Fryderyk 2002" Award for the 3rd Piano Concerto in C Major op. 26 by S. Prokofiev (accompanied by the Philharmonic Orchestra of Szczecin).
- In September 2007 - The Marshall of province. Kujawsko - Pomorskie 2006 Annual Award in the category of CULTURE.
- The "Joker Adword" awarded by "Les Crescendo" - Belgian music magazine - for the recording of symphonic poems by M. Karłowicz - March 2008.
- The Prize of The President of the city of Częstochowa for jubilee of 40th anniversary of artistic work.
- In 2008 awarded by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage with the Medal of "Culture Merit Gloria Artis".