Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Macon is 110.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Macon earn an average of $48,360 per year or $23.25 per hour.
  • The percentage of Georgia Health Care Social Workers who work in Macon is 2%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Macon is less than 1%.

Rankings for Macon

  • Ranks #15 in Georgia for salary and #12 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Georgia for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #456 in the nation for salary and #425 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #274 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Georgia

Macon Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,360 or $23.25 per hour which is 11% less than the Georgia average salary of $54,710.

AverageMaconGeorgia% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.25$26.30-11.60%
Annual Salary$48,360$54,710-11.61%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Macon Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,360 or $23.25 per hour which is 22% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageMaconU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.25$29.96-22.40%
Annual Salary$48,360$62,310-22.39%
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 Macon earns an average annual salary of $55,073 which compares to the Georgia average annual salary of $54,710. per year.

Cost-of-living in Macon is 12% less than the Georgia average, which means Macon 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.
  • Macon average salary is $48,360.
  • Macon cost-of-living adjusted salary is $55,073.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Macon$48,36087.81%$55,073
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 Macon, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $32,360 and $60,310 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 $77,270, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $30,660, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year11Under $30,660
15%2 – 4 years16$30,660 – $32,360
25%5 – 9 years28$32,360 – $47,580
25%10 – 14 years28$47,580 – $60,310
15%15 – 20 years16$47,580 – $77,270
10%20+ years11Above $77,270
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 ($41,200), and Social Workers ($43,150).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$48,360
Social Workers$43,150
Substance Abuse Counselors$41,200
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Macon Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Macon is 110.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,360 per year or $23.25 per hour in Macon.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Macon Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,073 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Macon are Health Care Social Workers($48,360), Social Workers($43,150), Substance Abuse Counselors($41,200).


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

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