Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Kankakee is 50.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Kankakee earn an average of $54,260 per year or $26.09 per hour.
  • The percentage of Illinois Health Care Social Workers who work in Kankakee is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Kankakee is less than 1%.

Rankings for Kankakee

  • Ranks #6 in Illinois for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #11 in Illinois for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #329 in the nation for salary and #200 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #441 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Illinois

Kankakee Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,260 or $26.09 per hour which is 8% less than the Illinois average salary of $59,090.

AverageKankakeeIllinois% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.09$28.41-8.17%
Annual Salary$54,260$59,090-8.17%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Kankakee Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,260 or $26.09 per hour which is 12% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageKankakeeU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.09$29.96-12.92%
Annual Salary$54,260$62,310-12.92%
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 Kankakee earns an average annual salary of $57,687 which compares to the Illinois average annual salary of $59,090. per year.

Cost-of-living in Kankakee is 6% less than the Illinois average, which means Kankakee 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.
  • Kankakee average salary is $54,260.
  • Kankakee cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,687.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Kankakee$54,26094.06%$57,687
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 Kankakee, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $44,900 and $61,400 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 $76,600, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $29,220, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $29,220
15%2 – 4 years8$29,220 – $44,900
25%5 – 9 years12$44,900 – $59,240
25%10 – 14 years12$59,240 – $61,400
15%15 – 20 years8$59,240 – $76,600
10%20+ years5Above $76,600
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 ($50,000), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,810).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$54,260
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,810
Social Workers$50,000
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Kankakee Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Kankakee is 50.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,260 per year or $26.09 per hour in Kankakee.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Kankakee Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,687 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Kankakee are Health Care Social Workers($54,260), Substance Abuse Counselors($52,810), Social Workers($50,000).


Additional Salary Reports for Health Care Social Workers in Illinois cities and Metros and U.S. States.

Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data