Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is 90.
  • Health Care Social Workers in East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $49,910 per year or $24.00 per hour.
  • The percentage of Illinois Health Care Social Workers who work in East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #9 in Illinois for salary and #11 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Illinois for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #436 in the nation for salary and #463 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #323 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Illinois

East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,910 or $24.00 per hour which is 15% less than the Illinois average salary of $59,090.

AverageEast Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan AreaIllinois% Difference
Hourly Wage$24$28.41-15.52%
Annual Salary$49,910$59,090-15.54%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,910 or $24.00 per hour which is 19% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageEast Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24$29.96-19.89%
Annual Salary$49,910$62,310-19.90%
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 East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $57,753 which compares to the Illinois average annual salary of $59,090. per year.

Cost-of-living in East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the Illinois average, which means East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $49,910.
  • East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,753.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area$49,91086.42%$57,753
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 East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $30,970 and $63,350 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 $77,860, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $28,810, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year9Under $28,810
15%2 – 4 years14$28,810 – $30,970
25%5 – 9 years22$30,970 – $47,310
25%10 – 14 years22$47,310 – $63,350
15%15 – 20 years14$47,310 – $77,860
10%20+ years9Above $77,860
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 $49,910, East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($76,490), School Psychologists ($58,530), and Social Workers ($52,830).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($42,000).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$76,490
School Psychologists$58,530
Social Workers$52,830
Health Care Social Workers$49,910
Substance Abuse Counselors$42,000
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is 90.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,910 per year or $24.00 per hour in East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,753 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in East Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($76,490), School Psychologists($58,530), Social Workers($52,830).


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