Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Muskegon is 110.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Muskegon earn an average of $58,970 per year or $28.35 per hour.
  • The percentage of Michigan Health Care Social Workers who work in Muskegon is 2%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Muskegon is less than 1%.

Rankings for Muskegon

  • Ranks #6 in Michigan for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #11 in Michigan for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #189 in the nation for salary and #280 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #271 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Michigan

Muskegon Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,970 or $28.35 per hour which is almost same as Michigan average salary of $59,390.

AverageMuskegonMichigan% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.35$28.55-0.70%
Annual Salary$58,970$59,390-0.71%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Muskegon Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,970 or $28.35 per hour which is 5% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageMuskegonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.35$29.96-5.37%
Annual Salary$58,970$62,310-5.36%
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 Muskegon earns an average annual salary of $64,154 which compares to the Michigan average annual salary of $59,390. per year.

Cost-of-living in Muskegon is 8% less than the Michigan average, which means Muskegon 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.
  • Muskegon average salary is $58,970.
  • Muskegon cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,154.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Muskegon$58,97091.92%$64,154
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 Muskegon, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,940 and $61,860 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 $76,390, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $46,880, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year11Under $46,880
15%2 – 4 years16$46,880 – $49,940
25%5 – 9 years28$49,940 – $59,930
25%10 – 14 years28$59,930 – $61,860
15%15 – 20 years16$59,930 – $76,390
10%20+ years11Above $76,390
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 $58,970, Muskegon Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($79,540).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($55,540), and Social Workers ($56,280).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$79,540
Health Care Social Workers$58,970
Social Workers$56,280
Substance Abuse Counselors$55,540
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Muskegon Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Muskegon is 110.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,970 per year or $28.35 per hour in Muskegon.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Muskegon Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $64,154 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Muskegon are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($79,540), Health Care Social Workers($58,970), Social Workers($56,280).


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

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