Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Bay City is 60.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Bay City earn an average of $58,520 per year or $28.13 per hour.
  • The percentage of Michigan Health Care Social Workers who work in Bay City is 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Bay City is less than 1%.

Rankings for Bay City

  • Ranks #10 in Michigan for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #16 in Michigan for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #200 in the nation for salary and #303 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #402 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Michigan

Bay City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,520 or $28.13 per hour which is 1% less than the Michigan average salary of $59,390.

AverageBay CityMichigan% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.13$28.55-1.47%
Annual Salary$58,520$59,390-1.46%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Bay City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,520 or $28.13 per hour which is 6% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageBay CityU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.13$29.96-6.11%
Annual Salary$58,520$62,310-6.08%
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 Bay City earns an average annual salary of $64,075 which compares to the Michigan average annual salary of $59,390. per year.

Cost-of-living in Bay City is 9% less than the Michigan average, which means Bay City residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Michigan average.

  • Michigan average salary is $59,390.
  • Michigan cost-of-living adjusted salary is $63,154.
  • Bay City average salary is $58,520.
  • Bay City cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,075.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Bay City$58,52091.33%$64,075
Michigan$59,39094.04%$63,154
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 Bay City, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $48,050 and $62,690 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 $76,350, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,990, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $38,990
15%2 – 4 years9$38,990 – $48,050
25%5 – 9 years15$48,050 – $61,860
25%10 – 14 years15$61,860 – $62,690
15%15 – 20 years9$61,860 – $76,350
10%20+ years6Above $76,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($50,990), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,530).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$58,520
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,530
Social Workers$50,990
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Bay City Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Bay City is 60.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,520 per year or $28.13 per hour in Bay City.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Bay City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $64,075 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Bay City are Health Care Social Workers($58,520), Substance Abuse Counselors($54,530), Social Workers($50,990).


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

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