Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is 230.
  • Health Care Social Workers in South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $48,720 per year or $23.42 per hour.
  • The percentage of Georgia Health Care Social Workers who work in South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #14 in Georgia for salary and #17 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Georgia for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #452 in the nation for salary and #497 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #126 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Georgia

South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,720 or $23.42 per hour which is 10% less than the Georgia average salary of $54,710.

AverageSouth Georgia Nonmetropolitan AreaGeorgia% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.42$26.30-10.95%
Annual Salary$48,720$54,710-10.95%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,720 or $23.42 per hour which is 21% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSouth Georgia Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.42$29.96-21.83%
Annual Salary$48,720$62,310-21.81%
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 South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $57,016 which compares to the Georgia average annual salary of $54,710. per year.

Cost-of-living in South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is 15% less than the Georgia average, which means South 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.
  • South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $48,720.
  • South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,016.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area$48,72085.45%$57,016
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 South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $37,500 and $59,260 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 $64,890, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $32,160, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year23Under $32,160
15%2 – 4 years34$32,160 – $37,500
25%5 – 9 years58$37,500 – $46,700
25%10 – 14 years58$46,700 – $59,260
15%15 – 20 years34$46,700 – $64,890
10%20+ years23Above $64,890
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $48,720, South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($78,670).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($44,560), and Social Workers ($46,430).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$78,670
Health Care Social Workers$48,720
Social Workers$46,430
Substance Abuse Counselors$44,560
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area is 230.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,720 per year or $23.42 per hour in South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,016 per year or $27 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($78,670), Health Care Social Workers($48,720), Social Workers($46,430).


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