Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.
  • Health Care Social Workers in East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $50,550 per year or $24.30 per hour.
  • The percentage of Georgia Health Care Social Workers who work in East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #12 in Georgia for salary and #14 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #12 in Georgia for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #424 in the nation for salary and #496 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #348 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Georgia

East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,550 or $24.30 per hour which is 7% less than the Georgia average salary of $54,710.

AverageEast Georgia Nonmetropolitan AreaGeorgia% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.30$26.30-7.60%
Annual Salary$50,550$54,710-7.60%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,550 or $24.30 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageEast Georgia Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.30$29.96-18.89%
Annual Salary$50,550$62,310-18.87%
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 East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $59,157 which compares to the Georgia average annual salary of $54,710. per year.

Cost-of-living in East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is 15% less than the Georgia average, which means East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $50,550.
  • East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,157.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area$50,55085.45%$59,157
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 East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $44,810 and $59,930 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 $74,840, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $30,510, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $30,510
15%2 – 4 years12$30,510 – $44,810
25%5 – 9 years20$44,810 – $48,860
25%10 – 14 years20$48,860 – $59,930
15%15 – 20 years12$48,860 – $74,840
10%20+ years8Above $74,840
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 Substance Abuse Counselors ($37,600), and Social Workers ($39,850).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$50,550
Social Workers$39,850
Substance Abuse Counselors$37,600
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,550 per year or $24.30 per hour in East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,157 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in East Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area are Health Care Social Workers($50,550), Social Workers($39,850), Substance Abuse Counselors($37,600).


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