Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area is 90.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $52,430 per year or $25.21 per hour.
  • The percentage of Michigan Health Care Social Workers who work in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area is 2%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #17 in Michigan for salary and #14 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #13 in Michigan for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #384 in the nation for salary and #417 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #312 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Michigan

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,430 or $25.21 per hour which is 11% less than the Michigan average salary of $59,390.

AverageNortheast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan AreaMichigan% Difference
Hourly Wage$25.21$28.55-11.70%
Annual Salary$52,430$59,390-11.72%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,430 or $25.21 per hour which is 15% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNortheast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$25.21$29.96-15.85%
Annual Salary$52,430$62,310-15.86%
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 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $59,627 which compares to the Michigan average annual salary of $59,390. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area is 12% less than the Michigan average, which means Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $52,430.
  • Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,627.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area$52,43087.93%$59,627
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 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $45,930 and $61,690 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 $63,460, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $37,700, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year9Under $37,700
15%2 – 4 years14$37,700 – $45,930
25%5 – 9 years22$45,930 – $49,980
25%10 – 14 years22$49,980 – $61,690
15%15 – 20 years14$49,980 – $63,460
10%20+ years9Above $63,460
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 $52,430, Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Substance Abuse Counselors ($57,110).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($51,640).

TitleAnnual Salary
Substance Abuse Counselors$57,110
Health Care Social Workers$52,430
Social Workers$51,640
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area is 90.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,430 per year or $25.21 per hour in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,627 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan Nonmetropolitan Area are Substance Abuse Counselors($57,110), Health Care Social Workers($52,430), Social Workers($51,640).


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