Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area
Compared to Maine
Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,550 or $27.19 per hour which is 3% less than the Maine average salary of $58,900.
|Average||Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area||Maine||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,550 or $27.19 per hour which is 9% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.
|Average||Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area||U.S.||%|
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Health Care Social Workers in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $61,175 which compares to the Maine average annual salary of $58,900. per year.
Cost-of-living in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is 8% less than the Maine average, which means Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Maine average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
|Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area||$56,550||92.44%||$61,175|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $48,810 and $61,860 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 $74,460, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $47,430, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||10||Under $47,430|
|15%||2 – 4 years||15||$47,430 – $48,810|
|25%||5 – 9 years||25||$48,810 – $58,300|
|25%||10 – 14 years||25||$58,300 – $61,860|
|15%||15 – 20 years||15||$58,300 – $74,460|
|10%||20+ years||10||Above $74,460|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $56,550, Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($88,140), Psychology Teachers ($84,190), School Psychologists ($77,130), Forensic Psychologists ($72,730), and Social Workers ($58,920).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,210).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$88,140|
|Health Care Social Workers||$56,550|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$52,210|