Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in California-Lexington Park is 70.
  • Health Care Social Workers in California-Lexington Park earn an average of $46,530 per year or $22.37 per hour.
  • The percentage of Maryland Health Care Social Workers who work in California-Lexington Park is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in California-Lexington Park is less than 1%.

Rankings for California-Lexington Park

  • Ranks #6 in Maryland for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Maryland for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #475 in the nation for salary and #132 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #370 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Maryland

California-Lexington Park Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $46,530 or $22.37 per hour which is 25% less than the Maryland average salary of $62,560.

AverageCalifornia-Lexington ParkMaryland% Difference
Hourly Wage$22.37$30.08-25.63%
Annual Salary$46,530$62,560-25.62%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

California-Lexington Park Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $46,530 or $22.37 per hour which is 25% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageCalifornia-Lexington ParkU.S.%
Hourly Wage$22.37$29.96-25.33%
Annual Salary$46,530$62,310-25.32%
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 California-Lexington Park earns an average annual salary of $48,093 which compares to the Maryland average annual salary of $62,560. per year.

Cost-of-living in California-Lexington Park is 3% less than the Maryland average, which means California-Lexington Park residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Maryland average.

  • Maryland average salary is $62,560.
  • Maryland cost-of-living adjusted salary is $58,758.
  • California-Lexington Park average salary is $46,530.
  • California-Lexington Park cost-of-living adjusted salary is $48,093.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
California-Lexington Park$46,53096.75%$48,093
Maryland$62,560106.47%$58,758
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 California-Lexington Park, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $37,390 and $60,450 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 $74,910, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $29,530, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $29,530
15%2 – 4 years10$29,530 – $37,390
25%5 – 9 years18$37,390 – $37,390
25%10 – 14 years18$37,390 – $60,450
15%15 – 20 years10$37,390 – $74,910
10%20+ years7Above $74,910
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 $46,530, California-Lexington Park Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Social Workers ($58,830).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($44,350).

TitleAnnual Salary
Social Workers$58,830
Health Care Social Workers$46,530
Substance Abuse Counselors$44,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for California-Lexington Park Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in California-Lexington Park is 70.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $46,530 per year or $22.37 per hour in California-Lexington Park.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in California-Lexington Park Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $48,093 per year or $23 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in California-Lexington Park are Social Workers($58,830), Health Care Social Workers($46,530), Substance Abuse Counselors($44,350).


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

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