Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Peoria is 190.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Peoria earn an average of $50,730 per year or $24.39 per hour.
  • The percentage of Illinois Health Care Social Workers who work in Peoria is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Peoria is less than 1%.

Rankings for Peoria

  • Ranks #8 in Illinois for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Illinois for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #419 in the nation for salary and #358 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #164 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Illinois

Peoria Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,730 or $24.39 per hour which is 14% less than the Illinois average salary of $59,090.

AveragePeoriaIllinois% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.39$28.41-14.15%
Annual Salary$50,730$59,090-14.15%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Peoria Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,730 or $24.39 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AveragePeoriaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.39$29.96-18.59%
Annual Salary$50,730$62,310-18.58%
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 Peoria earns an average annual salary of $56,580 which compares to the Illinois average annual salary of $59,090. per year.

Cost-of-living in Peoria is 10% less than the Illinois average, which means Peoria 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.
  • Peoria average salary is $50,730.
  • Peoria cost-of-living adjusted salary is $56,580.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Peoria$50,73089.66%$56,580
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 Peoria, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $29,040 and $61,920 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 $78,020, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $29,040, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year19Under $29,040
15%2 – 4 years28$29,040 – $29,040
25%5 – 9 years48$29,040 – $55,850
25%10 – 14 years48$55,850 – $61,920
15%15 – 20 years28$55,850 – $78,020
10%20+ years19Above $78,020
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 $50,730, Peoria Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($66,580).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($41,490), Social Workers ($46,450), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,690).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$66,580
Health Care Social Workers$50,730
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,690
Social Workers$46,450
Marriage and Family Therapists$41,490
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Peoria Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Peoria is 190.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,730 per year or $24.39 per hour in Peoria.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Peoria Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,580 per year or $27 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Peoria are School Psychologists($66,580), Health Care Social Workers($50,730), Substance Abuse Counselors($49,690).


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