Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $60,490 per year or $29.08 per hour.
  • The percentage of Maine Health Care Social Workers who work in Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #2 in Maine for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Maine for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #159 in the nation for salary and #255 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #404 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Maine

Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $60,490 or $29.08 per hour which is 2% more than the Maine average salary of $58,900.

AverageNortheast Maine Nonmetropolitan AreaMaine% Difference
Hourly Wage$29.08$28.322.68%
Annual Salary$60,490$58,9002.70%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $60,490 or $29.08 per hour which is 2% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNortheast Maine Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$29.08$29.96-2.94%
Annual Salary$60,490$62,310-2.92%
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 Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $65,437 which compares to the Maine average annual salary of $58,900. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is 8% less than the Maine average, which means Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $60,490.
  • Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $65,437.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area$60,49092.44%$65,437
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 Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,730 and $63,550 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 $77,280, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $48,790, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $48,790
15%2 – 4 years9$48,790 – $49,730
25%5 – 9 years15$49,730 – $61,860
25%10 – 14 years15$61,860 – $63,550
15%15 – 20 years9$61,860 – $77,280
10%20+ years6Above $77,280
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 ($53,250), and Social Workers ($57,560).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$60,490
Social Workers$57,560
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,250
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $60,490 per year or $29.08 per hour in Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,437 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northeast Maine Nonmetropolitan Area are Health Care Social Workers($60,490), Social Workers($57,560), Substance Abuse Counselors($53,250).


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

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