Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is 90.
  • Health Care Social Workers in South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $42,630 per year or $20.49 per hour.
  • The percentage of Illinois Health Care Social Workers who work in South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #11 in Illinois for salary and #12 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in Illinois for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #494 in the nation for salary and #464 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #325 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Illinois

South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $42,630 or $20.49 per hour which is 27% less than the Illinois average salary of $59,090.

AverageSouth Illinois Nonmetropolitan AreaIllinois% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.49$28.41-27.88%
Annual Salary$42,630$59,090-27.86%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $42,630 or $20.49 per hour which is 31% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSouth Illinois Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.49$29.96-31.61%
Annual Salary$42,630$62,310-31.58%
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 South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $49,329 which compares to the Illinois average annual salary of $59,090. per year.

Cost-of-living in South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the Illinois average, which means South 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.
  • South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $42,630.
  • South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,329.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area$42,63086.42%$49,329
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 South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $28,850 and $55,490 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 $63,580, 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 – $28,850
25%5 – 9 years22$28,850 – $38,670
25%10 – 14 years22$38,670 – $55,490
15%15 – 20 years14$38,670 – $63,580
10%20+ years9Above $63,580
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 $42,630, South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($64,620), Social Workers ($56,530), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($44,040).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$64,620
Social Workers$56,530
Substance Abuse Counselors$44,040
Health Care Social Workers$42,630
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

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

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $42,630 per year or $20.49 per hour in South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,329 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in South Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($64,620), Social Workers($56,530), Substance Abuse Counselors($44,040).


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