Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Champaign-Urbana is 90.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Champaign-Urbana earn an average of $59,860 per year or $28.78 per hour.
  • The percentage of Illinois Health Care Social Workers who work in Champaign-Urbana is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Champaign-Urbana is less than 1%.

Rankings for Champaign-Urbana

  • Ranks #2 in Illinois for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Illinois for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #171 in the nation for salary and #237 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #320 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Illinois

Champaign-Urbana Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,860 or $28.78 per hour which is 1% more than the Illinois average salary of $59,090.

AverageChampaign-UrbanaIllinois% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.78$28.411.30%
Annual Salary$59,860$59,0901.30%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Champaign-Urbana Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,860 or $28.78 per hour which is 3% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageChampaign-UrbanaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.78$29.96-3.94%
Annual Salary$59,860$62,310-3.93%
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 Champaign-Urbana earns an average annual salary of $64,428 which compares to the Illinois average annual salary of $59,090. per year.

Cost-of-living in Champaign-Urbana is 7% less than the Illinois average, which means Champaign-Urbana 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.
  • Champaign-Urbana average salary is $59,860.
  • Champaign-Urbana cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,428.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Champaign-Urbana$59,86092.91%$64,428
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 Champaign-Urbana, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $46,370 and $73,150 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 $75,290, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $36,900, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year9Under $36,900
15%2 – 4 years14$36,900 – $46,370
25%5 – 9 years22$46,370 – $58,980
25%10 – 14 years22$58,980 – $73,150
15%15 – 20 years14$58,980 – $75,290
10%20+ years9Above $75,290
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 $59,860, Champaign-Urbana Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($91,530), and School Psychologists ($70,740).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($55,690), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($56,380).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$91,530
School Psychologists$70,740
Health Care Social Workers$59,860
Substance Abuse Counselors$56,380
Social Workers$55,690
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Champaign-Urbana Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Champaign-Urbana is 90.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,860 per year or $28.78 per hour in Champaign-Urbana.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Champaign-Urbana Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $64,428 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Champaign-Urbana are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($91,530), School Psychologists($70,740), Health Care Social Workers($59,860).


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