Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford is 880.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford earn an average of $56,240 per year or $27.04 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida Health Care Social Workers who work in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford is 1%.

Rankings for Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford

  • Ranks #13 in Florida for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #259 in the nation for salary and #98 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #42 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,240 or $27.04 per hour which is 3% less than the Florida average salary of $58,420.

AverageOrlando-Kissimmee-SanfordFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$27.04$28.09-3.74%
Annual Salary$56,240$58,420-3.73%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,240 or $27.04 per hour which is 9% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageOrlando-Kissimmee-SanfordU.S.%
Hourly Wage$27.04$29.96-9.75%
Annual Salary$56,240$62,310-9.74%
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 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford earns an average annual salary of $57,004 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $58,420. per year.

Cost-of-living in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford is 1% less than the Florida average, which means Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford 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.
  • Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford average salary is $56,240.
  • Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,004.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford$56,24098.66%$57,004
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 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,340 and $62,610 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 $76,600, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $36,090, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year88Under $36,090
15%2 – 4 years132$36,090 – $47,340
25%5 – 9 years220$47,340 – $60,110
25%10 – 14 years220$60,110 – $62,610
15%15 – 20 years132$60,110 – $76,600
10%20+ years88Above $76,600
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 $56,240, Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($103,430), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($91,960), School Psychologists ($75,940), and Psychology Teachers ($73,000).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($45,380), Social Workers ($50,470), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,280).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$103,430
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$91,960
School Psychologists$75,940
Psychology Teachers$73,000
Health Care Social Workers$56,240
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,280
Social Workers$50,470
Marriage and Family Therapists$45,380
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford is 880.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,240 per year or $27.04 per hour in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,004 per year or $27 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford are Forensic Psychologists($103,430), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($91,960), School Psychologists($75,940).


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