Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Dalton is 60.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Dalton earn an average of $58,420 per year or $28.09 per hour.
  • The percentage of Georgia Health Care Social Workers who work in Dalton is 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Dalton is less than 1%.

Rankings for Dalton

  • Ranks #3 in Georgia for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #15 in Georgia for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #202 in the nation for salary and #402 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #395 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Georgia

Dalton Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,420 or $28.09 per hour which is 6% more than the Georgia average salary of $54,710.

AverageDaltonGeorgia% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.09$26.306.81%
Annual Salary$58,420$54,7106.78%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Dalton Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,420 or $28.09 per hour which is 6% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageDaltonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.09$29.96-6.24%
Annual Salary$58,420$62,310-6.24%
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 Dalton earns an average annual salary of $66,056 which compares to the Georgia average annual salary of $54,710. per year.

Cost-of-living in Dalton is 12% less than the Georgia average, which means Dalton residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Georgia average.

  • Georgia average salary is $54,710.
  • Georgia cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,870.
  • Dalton average salary is $58,420.
  • Dalton cost-of-living adjusted salary is $66,056.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Dalton$58,42088.44%$66,056
Georgia$54,71094.54%$57,870
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 Dalton, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,430 and $61,860 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 $37,190, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $37,190
15%2 – 4 years9$37,190 – $47,430
25%5 – 9 years15$47,430 – $50,160
25%10 – 14 years15$50,160 – $61,860
15%15 – 20 years9$50,160 – $76,600
10%20+ years6Above $76,600
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($45,730).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$58,420
Social Workers$45,730
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Dalton Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Dalton is 60.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,420 per year or $28.09 per hour in Dalton.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Dalton Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,056 per year or $32 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Dalton are Health Care Social Workers($58,420), Social Workers($45,730),


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

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