Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Hagerstown-Martinsburg is 160.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Hagerstown-Martinsburg earn an average of $54,900 per year or $26.40 per hour.
  • The percentage of Maryland Health Care Social Workers who work in Hagerstown-Martinsburg is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Hagerstown-Martinsburg is less than 1%.

Rankings for Hagerstown-Martinsburg

  • Ranks #3 in Maryland for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Maryland for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #310 in the nation for salary and #282 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #194 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Maryland

Hagerstown-Martinsburg Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,900 or $26.40 per hour which is 12% less than the Maryland average salary of $62,560.

AverageHagerstown-MartinsburgMaryland% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.40$30.08-12.23%
Annual Salary$54,900$62,560-12.24%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Hagerstown-Martinsburg Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,900 or $26.40 per hour which is 11% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageHagerstown-MartinsburgU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.40$29.96-11.88%
Annual Salary$54,900$62,310-11.89%
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 Hagerstown-Martinsburg earns an average annual salary of $59,739 which compares to the Maryland average annual salary of $62,560. per year.

Cost-of-living in Hagerstown-Martinsburg is 8% less than the Maryland average, which means Hagerstown-Martinsburg 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.
  • Hagerstown-Martinsburg average salary is $54,900.
  • Hagerstown-Martinsburg cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,739.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Hagerstown-Martinsburg$54,90091.90%$59,739
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 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,040 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 $74,920, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $39,330, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year16Under $39,330
15%2 – 4 years24$39,330 – $47,040
25%5 – 9 years40$47,040 – $49,120
25%10 – 14 years40$49,120 – $60,450
15%15 – 20 years24$49,120 – $74,920
10%20+ years16Above $74,920
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 $54,900, Hagerstown-Martinsburg Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($86,370), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($75,550), Forensic Psychologists ($75,100), Marriage and Family Therapists ($63,620), and Social Workers ($59,120).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,530).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$86,370
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$75,550
Forensic Psychologists$75,100
Marriage and Family Therapists$63,620
Social Workers$59,120
Health Care Social Workers$54,900
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,530
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Hagerstown-Martinsburg Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Hagerstown-Martinsburg is 160.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,900 per year or $26.40 per hour in Hagerstown-Martinsburg.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Hagerstown-Martinsburg Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,739 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Hagerstown-Martinsburg are School Psychologists($86,370), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($75,550), Forensic Psychologists($75,100).


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