Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Santa Rosa is 150.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Santa Rosa earn an average of $100,890 per year or $48.51 per hour.
  • The percentage of California Health Care Social Workers who work in Santa Rosa is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Santa Rosa is less than 1%.

Rankings for Santa Rosa

  • Ranks #2 in California for salary and #9 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #12 in California for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #2 in the nation for salary and #14 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #198 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to California

Santa Rosa Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $100,890 or $48.51 per hour which is 19% more than the California average salary of $84,690.

AverageSanta RosaCalifornia% Difference
Hourly Wage$48.51$40.7219.13%
Annual Salary$100,890$84,69019.13%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Santa Rosa Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $100,890 or $48.51 per hour which is 61% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSanta RosaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$48.51$29.9661.92%
Annual Salary$100,890$62,31061.92%
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 Santa Rosa earns an average annual salary of $91,852 which compares to the California average annual salary of $84,690. per year.

Cost-of-living in Santa Rosa is 10% higher than the California average, which means Santa Rosa residents have an overall higher 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.
  • Santa Rosa average salary is $100,890.
  • Santa Rosa cost-of-living adjusted salary is $91,852.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Santa Rosa$100,890109.84%$91,852
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 Santa Rosa, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $75,290 and $132,240 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 $134,050, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $51,660, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year15Under $51,660
15%2 – 4 years22$51,660 – $75,290
25%5 – 9 years38$75,290 – $99,340
25%10 – 14 years38$99,340 – $132,240
15%15 – 20 years22$99,340 – $134,050
10%20+ years15Above $134,050
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 $100,890, Santa Rosa Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($116,400), and School Psychologists ($112,230).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($56,970), Substance Abuse Counselors ($60,110), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($70,480).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$116,400
School Psychologists$112,230
Health Care Social Workers$100,890
Marriage and Family Therapists$70,480
Substance Abuse Counselors$60,110
Social Workers$56,970
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Santa Rosa Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Santa Rosa is 150.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $100,890 per year or $48.51 per hour in Santa Rosa.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Santa Rosa Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $91,852 per year or $44 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Santa Rosa are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($116,400), School Psychologists($112,230), Health Care Social Workers($100,890).


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