Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Carbondale-Marion is 80.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Carbondale-Marion earn an average of $54,410 per year or $26.16 per hour.
  • The percentage of Illinois Health Care Social Workers who work in Carbondale-Marion is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Carbondale-Marion is less than 1%.

Rankings for Carbondale-Marion

  • Ranks #5 in Illinois for salary and #13 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #10 in Illinois for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #325 in the nation for salary and #471 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #355 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Illinois

Carbondale-Marion Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,410 or $26.16 per hour which is 7% less than the Illinois average salary of $59,090.

AverageCarbondale-MarionIllinois% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.16$28.41-7.92%
Annual Salary$54,410$59,090-7.92%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Carbondale-Marion Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,410 or $26.16 per hour which is 12% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageCarbondale-MarionU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.16$29.96-12.68%
Annual Salary$54,410$62,310-12.68%
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 Carbondale-Marion earns an average annual salary of $63,026 which compares to the Illinois average annual salary of $59,090. per year.

Cost-of-living in Carbondale-Marion is 14% less than the Illinois average, which means Carbondale-Marion residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Illinois average.

  • Illinois average salary is $59,090.
  • Illinois cost-of-living adjusted salary is $58,808.
  • Carbondale-Marion average salary is $54,410.
  • Carbondale-Marion cost-of-living adjusted salary is $63,026.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Carbondale-Marion$54,41086.33%$63,026
Illinois$59,090100.48%$58,808
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 Carbondale-Marion, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $43,020 and $63,560 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 $75,150, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $33,140, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $33,140
15%2 – 4 years12$33,140 – $43,020
25%5 – 9 years20$43,020 – $56,120
25%10 – 14 years20$56,120 – $63,560
15%15 – 20 years12$56,120 – $75,150
10%20+ years8Above $75,150
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 $54,410, Carbondale-Marion Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($56,500), and Social Workers ($54,590).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,370).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$56,500
Social Workers$54,590
Health Care Social Workers$54,410
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,370
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Carbondale-Marion Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Carbondale-Marion is 80.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,410 per year or $26.16 per hour in Carbondale-Marion.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Carbondale-Marion Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $63,026 per year or $30 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Carbondale-Marion are School Psychologists($56,500), Social Workers($54,590), Health Care Social Workers($54,410).


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