Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Jacksonville is 780.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Jacksonville earn an average of $56,840 per year or $27.33 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida Health Care Social Workers who work in Jacksonville is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Jacksonville is less than 1%.

Rankings for Jacksonville

  • Ranks #10 in Florida for salary and #9 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #244 in the nation for salary and #138 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #49 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Jacksonville Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,840 or $27.33 per hour which is 2% less than the Florida average salary of $58,420.

AverageJacksonvilleFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$27.33$28.09-2.71%
Annual Salary$56,840$58,420-2.70%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Jacksonville Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,840 or $27.33 per hour which is 8% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageJacksonvilleU.S.%
Hourly Wage$27.33$29.96-8.78%
Annual Salary$56,840$62,310-8.78%
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 Jacksonville earns an average annual salary of $59,012 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $58,420. per year.

Cost-of-living in Jacksonville is 4% less than the Florida average, which means Jacksonville residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Florida average.

  • Florida average salary is $58,420.
  • Florida cost-of-living adjusted salary is $58,008.
  • Jacksonville average salary is $56,840.
  • Jacksonville cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,012.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Jacksonville$56,84096.32%$59,012
Florida$58,420100.71%$58,008
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 Jacksonville, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $46,660 and $65,680 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 $77,860, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $29,230, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year78Under $29,230
15%2 – 4 years117$29,230 – $46,660
25%5 – 9 years195$46,660 – $60,270
25%10 – 14 years195$60,270 – $65,680
15%15 – 20 years117$60,270 – $77,860
10%20+ years78Above $77,860
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 $56,840, Jacksonville Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($114,600), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($89,630), and School Psychologists ($63,450).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($41,740), Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,830), and Social Workers ($46,410).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$114,600
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$89,630
School Psychologists$63,450
Health Care Social Workers$56,840
Social Workers$46,410
Substance Abuse Counselors$45,830
Marriage and Family Therapists$41,740
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Jacksonville Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Jacksonville is 780.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,840 per year or $27.33 per hour in Jacksonville.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Jacksonville Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,012 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Jacksonville are Forensic Psychologists($114,600), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($89,630), School Psychologists($63,450).


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