Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Rome is 70.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Rome earn an average of $54,560 per year or $26.23 per hour.
  • The percentage of Georgia Health Care Social Workers who work in Rome is 2%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Rome is less than 1%.

Rankings for Rome

  • Ranks #6 in Georgia for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #14 in Georgia for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #321 in the nation for salary and #413 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #375 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Georgia

Rome Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,560 or $26.23 per hour which is almost same as Georgia average salary of $54,710.

AverageRomeGeorgia% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.23$26.30-0.27%
Annual Salary$54,560$54,710-0.27%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Rome Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,560 or $26.23 per hour which is 12% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageRomeU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.23$29.96-12.45%
Annual Salary$54,560$62,310-12.44%
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 Rome earns an average annual salary of $61,993 which compares to the Georgia average annual salary of $54,710. per year.

Cost-of-living in Rome is 12% less than the Georgia average, which means Rome 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.
  • Rome average salary is $54,560.
  • Rome cost-of-living adjusted salary is $61,993.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Rome$54,56088.01%$61,993
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 Rome, 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 $77,280, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $37,390, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $37,390
15%2 – 4 years10$37,390 – $47,430
25%5 – 9 years18$47,430 – $49,040
25%10 – 14 years18$49,040 – $61,860
15%15 – 20 years10$49,040 – $77,280
10%20+ years7Above $77,280
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 ($42,650), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,610).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$54,560
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,610
Social Workers$42,650
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Rome Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Rome is 70.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,560 per year or $26.23 per hour in Rome.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Rome Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,993 per year or $30 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Rome are Health Care Social Workers($54,560), Substance Abuse Counselors($48,610), Social Workers($42,650).


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