Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in North Coast Region of California is 150.
  • Health Care Social Workers in North Coast Region of California earn an average of $71,300 per year or $34.28 per hour.
  • The percentage of California Health Care Social Workers who work in North Coast Region of California is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in North Coast Region of California is less than 1%.

Rankings for North Coast Region of California

  • Ranks #24 in California for salary and #18 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #13 in California for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #43 in the nation for salary and #80 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #211 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to California

North Coast Region of California Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $71,300 or $34.28 per hour which is 15% less than the California average salary of $84,690.

AverageNorth Coast Region of CaliforniaCalifornia% Difference
Hourly Wage$34.28$40.72-15.82%
Annual Salary$71,300$84,690-15.81%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

North Coast Region of California Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $71,300 or $34.28 per hour which is 14% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNorth Coast Region of CaliforniaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$34.28$29.9614.42%
Annual Salary$71,300$62,31014.43%
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 North Coast Region of California earns an average annual salary of $71,350 which compares to the California average annual salary of $84,690. per year.

Cost-of-living in North Coast Region of California is 0% less than the California average, which means North Coast Region of California residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to California average.

  • California average salary is $84,690.
  • California cost-of-living adjusted salary is $76,726.
  • North Coast Region of California average salary is $71,300.
  • North Coast Region of California cost-of-living adjusted salary is $71,350.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
North Coast Region of California$71,30099.93%$71,350
California$84,690110.38%$76,726
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 North Coast Region of California, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,430 and $81,130 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 $103,320, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $47,310, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year15Under $47,310
15%2 – 4 years22$47,310 – $47,430
25%5 – 9 years38$47,430 – $63,550
25%10 – 14 years38$63,550 – $81,130
15%15 – 20 years22$63,550 – $103,320
10%20+ years15Above $103,320
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $71,300, North Coast Region of California Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($110,120).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,470), and Social Workers ($54,860).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$110,120
Health Care Social Workers$71,300
Social Workers$54,860
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,470
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for North Coast Region of California Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in North Coast Region of California is 150.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $71,300 per year or $34.28 per hour in North Coast Region of California.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in North Coast Region of California Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $71,350 per year or $34 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in North Coast Region of California are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($110,120), Health Care Social Workers($71,300), Social Workers($54,860).


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

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