Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is 150.
  • Health Care Social Workers in North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $55,260 per year or $26.57 per hour.
  • The percentage of Georgia Health Care Social Workers who work in North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is 3%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #5 in Georgia for salary and #16 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Georgia for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #293 in the nation for salary and #495 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #201 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Georgia

North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,260 or $26.57 per hour which is 1% more than the Georgia average salary of $54,710.

AverageNorth Georgia Nonmetropolitan AreaGeorgia% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.57$26.301.03%
Annual Salary$55,260$54,7101.01%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,260 or $26.57 per hour which is 11% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNorth Georgia Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.57$29.96-11.32%
Annual Salary$55,260$62,310-11.31%
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 North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $64,669 which compares to the Georgia average annual salary of $54,710. per year.

Cost-of-living in North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is 15% less than the Georgia average, which means North 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.
  • North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $55,260.
  • North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,669.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area$55,26085.45%$64,669
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 North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $45,000 and $60,480 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 $75,460, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $32,360, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year15Under $32,360
15%2 – 4 years22$32,360 – $45,000
25%5 – 9 years38$45,000 – $49,570
25%10 – 14 years38$49,570 – $60,480
15%15 – 20 years22$49,570 – $75,460
10%20+ years15Above $75,460
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 ($42,710), Social Workers ($46,110), and Psychology Teachers ($49,000).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$55,260
Psychology Teachers$49,000
Social Workers$46,110
Substance Abuse Counselors$42,710
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is 150.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,260 per year or $26.57 per hour in North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $64,669 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area are Health Care Social Workers($55,260), Psychology Teachers($49,000), Social Workers($46,110).


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