Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for New Bedford
Compared to Massachusetts
New Bedford Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,060 or $31.76 per hour which is 2% more than the Massachusetts average salary of $64,250.
|Average||New Bedford||Massachusetts||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
New Bedford Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,060 or $31.76 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 New Bedford earns an average annual salary of $60,767 which compares to the Massachusetts average annual salary of $64,250. per year.
Cost-of-living in New Bedford is 9% higher than the Massachusetts average, which means New Bedford 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 New Bedford, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,780 and $77,460 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 $98,520, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $37,510, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||84||Under $37,510|
|15%||2 – 4 years||126||$37,510 – $47,780|
|25%||5 – 9 years||210||$47,780 – $60,920|
|25%||10 – 14 years||210||$60,920 – $77,460|
|15%||15 – 20 years||126||$60,920 – $98,520|
|10%||20+ years||84||Above $98,520|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $66,060, New Bedford Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($81,410), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($79,750).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,340), and Social Workers ($55,300).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$79,750|
|Health Care Social Workers||$66,060|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$49,340|
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Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data