Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Saginaw is 140.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Saginaw earn an average of $59,360 per year or $28.54 per hour.
  • The percentage of Michigan Health Care Social Workers who work in Saginaw is 3%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Saginaw is less than 1%.

Rankings for Saginaw

  • Ranks #4 in Michigan for salary and #17 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #10 in Michigan for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #182 in the nation for salary and #433 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #219 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Michigan

Saginaw Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,360 or $28.54 per hour which is almost same as Michigan average salary of $59,390.

AverageSaginawMichigan% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.54$28.55-0.04%
Annual Salary$59,360$59,390-0.05%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Saginaw Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,360 or $28.54 per hour which is 4% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSaginawU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.54$29.96-4.74%
Annual Salary$59,360$62,310-4.73%
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 Saginaw earns an average annual salary of $67,647 which compares to the Michigan average annual salary of $59,390. per year.

Cost-of-living in Saginaw is 12% less than the Michigan average, which means Saginaw 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.
  • Saginaw average salary is $59,360.
  • Saginaw cost-of-living adjusted salary is $67,647.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Saginaw$59,36087.75%$67,647
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 Saginaw, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,230 and $73,540 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 $77,860, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,960, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year14Under $38,960
15%2 – 4 years21$38,960 – $47,230
25%5 – 9 years35$47,230 – $60,910
25%10 – 14 years35$60,910 – $73,540
15%15 – 20 years21$60,910 – $77,860
10%20+ years14Above $77,860
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 $59,360, Saginaw Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($74,680).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($52,660), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($56,380).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$74,680
Health Care Social Workers$59,360
Substance Abuse Counselors$56,380
Social Workers$52,660
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Saginaw Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Saginaw is 140.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,360 per year or $28.54 per hour in Saginaw.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Saginaw Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $67,647 per year or $33 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Saginaw are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($74,680), Health Care Social Workers($59,360), Substance Abuse Counselors($56,380).


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