Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Boston-Cambridge-Nashua
Compared to Massachusetts
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,440 or $31.94 per hour which is 3% more than the Massachusetts average salary of $64,250.
Compared to the U.S.
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,440 or $31.94 per hour which is 6% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Health Care Social Workers in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua earns an average annual salary of $61,117 which compares to the Massachusetts average annual salary of $64,250. per year.
Cost-of-living in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua is 9% higher than the Massachusetts average, which means Boston-Cambridge-Nashua residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Massachusetts average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $48,310 and $78,530 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 $98,940, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $37,970, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||615||Under $37,970|
|15%||2 – 4 years||922||$37,970 – $48,310|
|25%||5 – 9 years||1,538||$48,310 – $62,070|
|25%||10 – 14 years||1,538||$62,070 – $78,530|
|15%||15 – 20 years||922||$62,070 – $98,940|
|10%||20+ years||615||Above $98,940|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $66,440, Boston-Cambridge-Nashua Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($101,560), Forensic Psychologists ($98,590), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($95,390), and School Psychologists ($94,800).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($53,360), Substance Abuse Counselors ($55,570), and Social Workers ($60,520).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$95,390|
|Health Care Social Workers||$66,440|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$55,570|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$53,360|
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Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data