Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Lexington-Fayette
Compared to Kentucky
Lexington-Fayette Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,910 or $28.80 per hour which is 7% more than the Kentucky average salary of $55,540.
Compared to the U.S.
Lexington-Fayette Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,910 or $28.80 per hour which is 3% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Health Care Social Workers in Lexington-Fayette earns an average annual salary of $64,316 which compares to the Kentucky average annual salary of $55,540. per year.
Cost-of-living in Lexington-Fayette is 7% less than the Kentucky average, which means Lexington-Fayette residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Kentucky average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Lexington-Fayette, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,000 and $63,730 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 $77,650, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $40,820, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||28||Under $40,820|
|15%||2 – 4 years||42||$40,820 – $49,000|
|25%||5 – 9 years||70||$49,000 – $61,760|
|25%||10 – 14 years||70||$61,760 – $63,730|
|15%||15 – 20 years||42||$61,760 – $77,650|
|10%||20+ years||28||Above $77,650|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $59,910, Lexington-Fayette Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($86,440), Psychology Teachers ($68,470), and School Psychologists ($68,000).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,950), Social Workers ($49,010), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($53,730).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$86,440|
|Health Care Social Workers||$59,910|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$53,730|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$46,950|
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Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data