Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Monroe is 70.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Monroe earn an average of $55,870 per year or $26.86 per hour.
  • The percentage of Louisiana Health Care Social Workers who work in Monroe is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Monroe is less than 1%.

Rankings for Monroe

  • Ranks #6 in Louisiana for salary and #9 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Louisiana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #274 in the nation for salary and #426 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #382 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Louisiana

Monroe Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,870 or $26.86 per hour which is 1% more than the Louisiana average salary of $55,060.

AverageMonroeLouisiana% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.86$26.471.47%
Annual Salary$55,870$55,0601.47%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Monroe Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,870 or $26.86 per hour which is 10% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageMonroeU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.86$29.96-10.35%
Annual Salary$55,870$62,310-10.34%
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 Monroe earns an average annual salary of $63,633 which compares to the Louisiana average annual salary of $55,060. per year.

Cost-of-living in Monroe is 12% less than the Louisiana average, which means Monroe 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.
  • Monroe average salary is $55,870.
  • Monroe cost-of-living adjusted salary is $63,633.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Monroe$55,87087.80%$63,633
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 Monroe, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $42,770 and $63,580 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 $33,490, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $33,490
15%2 – 4 years10$33,490 – $42,770
25%5 – 9 years18$42,770 – $55,120
25%10 – 14 years18$55,120 – $63,580
15%15 – 20 years10$55,120 – $77,650
10%20+ years7Above $77,650
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 ($40,520).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$55,870
Substance Abuse Counselors$40,520
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Monroe Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Monroe is 70.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,870 per year or $26.86 per hour in Monroe.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Monroe Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $63,633 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Monroe are Health Care Social Workers($55,870), Substance Abuse Counselors($40,520),


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