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Rankings for Modesto
Compared to California
Modesto Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $87,880 or $42.25 per hour which is 3% more than the California average salary of $84,690.
Compared to the U.S.
Modesto Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $87,880 or $42.25 per hour which is 41% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Health Care Social Workers in Modesto earns an average annual salary of $85,561 which compares to the California average annual salary of $84,690. per year.
Cost-of-living in Modesto is 3% higher than the California average, which means Modesto residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to California average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Modesto, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $63,550 and $101,110 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 $124,290, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $49,040, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||19||Under $49,040|
|15%||2 – 4 years||28||$49,040 – $63,550|
|25%||5 – 9 years||48||$63,550 – $79,600|
|25%||10 – 14 years||48||$79,600 – $101,110|
|15%||15 – 20 years||28||$79,600 – $124,290|
|10%||20+ years||19||Above $124,290|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $87,880, Modesto Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($113,440), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($103,240).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($51,780), Marriage and Family Therapists ($56,120), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($61,640).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$103,240|
|Health Care Social Workers||$87,880|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$61,640|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$56,120|
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Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data