Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Trenton
Compared to New Jersey
Trenton Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $69,240 or $33.29 per hour which is 2% less than the New Jersey average salary of $71,310.
|Average||Trenton||New Jersey||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Trenton Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $69,240 or $33.29 per hour which is 11% 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 Trenton earns an average annual salary of $66,705 which compares to the New Jersey average annual salary of $71,310. per year.
Cost-of-living in Trenton is 4% higher than the New Jersey average, which means Trenton residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to New Jersey average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Trenton, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $60,590 and $78,020 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 $94,730, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $49,230, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||16||Under $49,230|
|15%||2 – 4 years||24||$49,230 – $60,590|
|25%||5 – 9 years||40||$60,590 – $62,480|
|25%||10 – 14 years||40||$62,480 – $78,020|
|15%||15 – 20 years||24||$62,480 – $94,730|
|10%||20+ years||16||Above $94,730|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $69,240, Trenton Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($119,020), Psychology Teachers ($90,910), Marriage and Family Therapists ($83,940), and Social Workers ($75,250).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($59,970).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$119,020|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$83,940|
|Health Care Social Workers||$69,240|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$59,970|
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Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data