Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is 160.
  • Health Care Social Workers in West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $45,640 per year or $21.94 per hour.
  • The percentage of Illinois Health Care Social Workers who work in West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #10 in Illinois for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Illinois for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #480 in the nation for salary and #466 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #196 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Illinois

West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $45,640 or $21.94 per hour which is 22% less than the Illinois average salary of $59,090.

AverageWest Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan AreaIllinois% Difference
Hourly Wage$21.94$28.41-22.77%
Annual Salary$45,640$59,090-22.76%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $45,640 or $21.94 per hour which is 26% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageWest Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$21.94$29.96-26.77%
Annual Salary$45,640$62,310-26.75%
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 West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $52,812 which compares to the Illinois average annual salary of $59,090. per year.

Cost-of-living in West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the Illinois average, which means West 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.
  • West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $45,640.
  • West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $52,812.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area$45,64086.42%$52,812
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 West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $30,660 and $57,170 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 $70,920, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $28,850, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year16Under $28,850
15%2 – 4 years24$28,850 – $30,660
25%5 – 9 years40$30,660 – $42,480
25%10 – 14 years40$42,480 – $57,170
15%15 – 20 years24$42,480 – $70,920
10%20+ years16Above $70,920
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 $45,640, West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($76,760), Psychology Teachers ($68,180), School Psychologists ($64,020), and Social Workers ($48,380).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($40,700), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($44,940).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$76,760
Psychology Teachers$68,180
School Psychologists$64,020
Social Workers$48,380
Health Care Social Workers$45,640
Substance Abuse Counselors$44,940
Marriage and Family Therapists$40,700
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area is 160.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $45,640 per year or $21.94 per hour in West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,812 per year or $25 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in West Central Illinois Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($76,760), Psychology Teachers($68,180), School Psychologists($64,020).


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