Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Lewiston-Auburn is 100.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Lewiston-Auburn earn an average of $55,960 per year or $26.90 per hour.
  • The percentage of Maine Health Care Social Workers who work in Lewiston-Auburn is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Lewiston-Auburn is less than 1%.

Rankings for Lewiston-Auburn

  • Ranks #5 in Maine for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Maine for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #267 in the nation for salary and #252 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #290 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Maine

Lewiston-Auburn Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,960 or $26.90 per hour which is 4% less than the Maine average salary of $58,900.

AverageLewiston-AuburnMaine% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.90$28.32-5.01%
Annual Salary$55,960$58,900-4.99%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Lewiston-Auburn Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,960 or $26.90 per hour which is 10% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageLewiston-AuburnU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.90$29.96-10.21%
Annual Salary$55,960$62,310-10.19%
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 Lewiston-Auburn earns an average annual salary of $60,537 which compares to the Maine average annual salary of $58,900. per year.

Cost-of-living in Lewiston-Auburn is 8% less than the Maine average, which means Lewiston-Auburn residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Maine average.

  • Maine average salary is $58,900.
  • Maine cost-of-living adjusted salary is $60,860.
  • Lewiston-Auburn average salary is $55,960.
  • Lewiston-Auburn cost-of-living adjusted salary is $60,537.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Lewiston-Auburn$55,96092.44%$60,537
Maine$58,90096.78%$60,860
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 Lewiston-Auburn, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,040 and $62,290 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 $63,580, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,670, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year10Under $38,670
15%2 – 4 years15$38,670 – $49,040
25%5 – 9 years25$49,040 – $60,630
25%10 – 14 years25$60,630 – $62,290
15%15 – 20 years15$60,630 – $63,580
10%20+ years10Above $63,580
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 $55,960, Lewiston-Auburn Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($73,030), Substance Abuse Counselors ($68,370), and Social Workers ($58,100).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$73,030
Substance Abuse Counselors$68,370
Social Workers$58,100
Health Care Social Workers$55,960
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Lewiston-Auburn Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Lewiston-Auburn is 100.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,960 per year or $26.90 per hour in Lewiston-Auburn.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Lewiston-Auburn Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $60,537 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Lewiston-Auburn are Forensic Psychologists($73,030), Substance Abuse Counselors($68,370), Social Workers($58,100).


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