Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area is 170.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $48,110 per year or $23.13 per hour.
  • The percentage of Indiana Health Care Social Workers who work in Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #15 in Indiana for salary and #12 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Indiana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #458 in the nation for salary and #410 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #177 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Indiana

Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,110 or $23.13 per hour which is 14% less than the Indiana average salary of $56,460.

AverageNorthern Indiana Nonmetropolitan AreaIndiana% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.13$27.14-14.78%
Annual Salary$48,110$56,460-14.79%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,110 or $23.13 per hour which is 22% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNorthern Indiana Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.13$29.96-22.80%
Annual Salary$48,110$62,310-22.79%
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 Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $54,646 which compares to the Indiana average annual salary of $56,460. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area is 12% less than the Indiana average, which means Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Indiana average.

  • Indiana average salary is $56,460.
  • Indiana cost-of-living adjusted salary is $61,038.
  • Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $48,110.
  • Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $54,646.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area$48,11088.04%$54,646
Indiana$56,46092.50%$61,038
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 Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $37,190 and $59,270 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 $74,950, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $30,630, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year17Under $30,630
15%2 – 4 years26$30,630 – $37,190
25%5 – 9 years42$37,190 – $47,040
25%10 – 14 years42$47,040 – $59,270
15%15 – 20 years26$47,040 – $74,950
10%20+ years17Above $74,950
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 $48,110, Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($73,710), and School Psychologists ($63,880).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($41,410), Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,520), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($47,100).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$73,710
School Psychologists$63,880
Health Care Social Workers$48,110
Marriage and Family Therapists$47,100
Substance Abuse Counselors$45,520
Social Workers$41,410
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area is 170.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,110 per year or $23.13 per hour in Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,646 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northern Indiana Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($73,710), School Psychologists($63,880), Health Care Social Workers($48,110).


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