Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area is 70.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $50,720 per year or $24.39 per hour.
  • The percentage of Alabama Health Care Social Workers who work in Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #4 in Alabama for salary and #15 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #11 in Alabama for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #420 in the nation for salary and #517 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #359 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Alabama

Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,720 or $24.39 per hour which is almost same as Alabama average salary of $50,450.

AverageSoutheast Alabama Nonmetropolitan AreaAlabama% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.39$24.260.54%
Annual Salary$50,720$50,4500.54%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,720 or $24.39 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSoutheast Alabama Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.39$29.96-18.59%
Annual Salary$50,720$62,310-18.60%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

When adjusted for cost-of-living, Health Care Social Workers in Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $60,670 which compares to the Alabama average annual salary of $50,450. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area is 16% less than the Alabama average, which means Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Alabama average.

  • Alabama average salary is $50,450.
  • Alabama cost-of-living adjusted salary is $56,527.
  • Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $50,720.
  • Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $60,670.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area$50,72083.60%$60,670
Alabama$50,45089.25%$56,527
U.S.$62,310$62,310
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $46,810 and $59,700 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn more than $62,520, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $29,010, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $29,010
15%2 – 4 years10$29,010 – $46,810
25%5 – 9 years18$46,810 – $49,570
25%10 – 14 years18$49,570 – $59,700
15%15 – 20 years10$49,570 – $62,520
10%20+ years7Above $62,520
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($41,810), and Social Workers ($43,630).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$50,720
Social Workers$43,630
Substance Abuse Counselors$41,810
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area is 70.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,720 per year or $24.39 per hour in Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $60,670 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southeast Alabama Nonmetropolitan Area are Health Care Social Workers($50,720), Social Workers($43,630), Substance Abuse Counselors($41,810).


Additional Salary Reports for Health Care Social Workers in Alabama cities and Metros and U.S. States.

Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data