Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Hammond is 60.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Hammond earn an average of $48,880 per year or $23.50 per hour.
  • The percentage of Louisiana Health Care Social Workers who work in Hammond is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Hammond is less than 1%.

Rankings for Hammond

  • Ranks #12 in Louisiana for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Louisiana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #451 in the nation for salary and #325 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #399 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Louisiana

Hammond Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,880 or $23.50 per hour which is 11% less than the Louisiana average salary of $55,060.

AverageHammondLouisiana% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.50$26.47-11.22%
Annual Salary$48,880$55,060-11.22%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Hammond Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,880 or $23.50 per hour which is 21% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageHammondU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.50$29.96-21.56%
Annual Salary$48,880$62,310-21.55%
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 Hammond earns an average annual salary of $53,862 which compares to the Louisiana average annual salary of $55,060. per year.

Cost-of-living in Hammond is 9% less than the Louisiana average, which means Hammond residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Louisiana average.

  • Louisiana average salary is $55,060.
  • Louisiana cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,383.
  • Hammond average salary is $48,880.
  • Hammond cost-of-living adjusted salary is $53,862.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Hammond$48,88090.75%$53,862
Louisiana$55,06092.72%$59,383
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 Hammond, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $35,040 and $56,840 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 $62,750, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $31,060, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $31,060
15%2 – 4 years9$31,060 – $35,040
25%5 – 9 years15$35,040 – $49,230
25%10 – 14 years15$49,230 – $56,840
15%15 – 20 years9$49,230 – $62,750
10%20+ years6Above $62,750
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($38,220).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$48,880
Substance Abuse Counselors$38,220
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Hammond Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Hammond is 60.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,880 per year or $23.50 per hour in Hammond.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Hammond Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $53,862 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Hammond are Health Care Social Workers($48,880), Substance Abuse Counselors($38,220),


Additional Salary Reports for Health Care Social Workers in Louisiana cities and Metros and U.S. States.

Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data