Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area is 130.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $49,000 per year or $23.56 per hour.
  • The percentage of Maryland Health Care Social Workers who work in Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #5 in Maryland for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Maryland for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #450 in the nation for salary and #316 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #242 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Maryland

Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,000 or $23.56 per hour which is 21% less than the Maryland average salary of $62,560.

AverageMaryland Nonmetropolitan AreaMaryland% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.56$30.08-21.68%
Annual Salary$49,000$62,560-21.68%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,000 or $23.56 per hour which is 21% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageMaryland Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.56$29.96-21.36%
Annual Salary$49,000$62,310-21.36%
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 Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $53,746 which compares to the Maryland average annual salary of $62,560. per year.

Cost-of-living in Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area is 9% less than the Maryland average, which means Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $49,000.
  • Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $53,746.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area$49,00091.17%$53,746
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 Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area, 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 $75,030, 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 Year13Under $29,530
15%2 – 4 years20$29,530 – $37,390
25%5 – 9 years32$37,390 – $47,500
25%10 – 14 years32$47,500 – $60,450
15%15 – 20 years20$47,500 – $75,030
10%20+ years13Above $75,030
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 $49,000, Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Social Workers ($60,020), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,810).

TitleAnnual Salary
Social Workers$60,020
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,810
Health Care Social Workers$49,000
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area is 130.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,000 per year or $23.56 per hour in Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $53,746 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Maryland Nonmetropolitan Area are Social Workers($60,020), Substance Abuse Counselors($50,810), Health Care Social Workers($49,000).


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