Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford is 690.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford earn an average of $69,800 per year or $33.56 per hour.
  • The percentage of Connecticut Health Care Social Workers who work in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford is less than 1%.

Rankings for Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford

  • Ranks #6 in Connecticut for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Connecticut for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #51 in the nation for salary and #50 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #52 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Connecticut

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $69,800 or $33.56 per hour which is 3% less than the Connecticut average salary of $72,010.

AverageHartford-West Hartford-East HartfordConnecticut% Difference
Hourly Wage$33.56$34.62-3.06%
Annual Salary$69,800$72,010-3.07%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $69,800 or $33.56 per hour which is 12% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageHartford-West Hartford-East HartfordU.S.%
Hourly Wage$33.56$29.9612.02%
Annual Salary$69,800$62,31012.02%
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 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford earns an average annual salary of $68,151 which compares to the Connecticut average annual salary of $72,010. per year.

Cost-of-living in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford is 2% higher than the Connecticut average, which means Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Connecticut average.

  • Connecticut average salary is $72,010.
  • Connecticut cost-of-living adjusted salary is $69,615.
  • Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford average salary is $69,800.
  • Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford cost-of-living adjusted salary is $68,151.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford$69,800102.42%$68,151
Connecticut$72,010103.44%$69,615
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 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $50,080 and $78,570 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 $98,740, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $47,630, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year69Under $47,630
15%2 – 4 years104$47,630 – $50,080
25%5 – 9 years172$50,080 – $64,450
25%10 – 14 years172$64,450 – $78,570
15%15 – 20 years104$64,450 – $98,740
10%20+ years69Above $98,740
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 $69,800, Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($125,070), Forensic Psychologists ($101,450), School Psychologists ($92,550), Psychology Teachers ($89,230), and Social Workers ($73,010).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($56,280), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($62,000).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$125,070
Forensic Psychologists$101,450
School Psychologists$92,550
Psychology Teachers$89,230
Social Workers$73,010
Health Care Social Workers$69,800
Marriage and Family Therapists$62,000
Substance Abuse Counselors$56,280
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford is 690.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $69,800 per year or $33.56 per hour in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $68,151 per year or $33 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($125,070), Forensic Psychologists($101,450), School Psychologists($92,550).


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