Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area is 250.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $49,540 per year or $23.82 per hour.
  • The percentage of New York Health Care Social Workers who work in Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area is 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #11 in New York for salary and #13 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in New York for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #443 in the nation for salary and #276 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #109 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to New York

Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,540 or $23.82 per hour which is 19% less than the New York average salary of $61,680.

AverageCapital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan AreaNew York% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.82$29.66-19.69%
Annual Salary$49,540$61,680-19.68%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,540 or $23.82 per hour which is 20% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageCapital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.82$29.96-20.49%
Annual Salary$49,540$62,310-20.49%
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 Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $53,766 which compares to the New York average annual salary of $61,680. per year.

Cost-of-living in Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area is 8% less than the New York average, which means Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to New York average.

  • New York average salary is $61,680.
  • New York cost-of-living adjusted salary is $55,966.
  • Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $49,540.
  • Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $53,766.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area$49,54092.14%$53,766
New York$61,680110.21%$55,966
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 Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $37,190 and $61,680 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 $65,370, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $35,000, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year25Under $35,000
15%2 – 4 years38$35,000 – $37,190
25%5 – 9 years62$37,190 – $47,530
25%10 – 14 years62$47,530 – $61,680
15%15 – 20 years38$47,530 – $65,370
10%20+ years25Above $65,370
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 $49,540, Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($97,890), School Psychologists ($76,740), Psychology Teachers ($73,230), and Social Workers ($57,290).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($47,580).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$97,890
School Psychologists$76,740
Psychology Teachers$73,230
Social Workers$57,290
Health Care Social Workers$49,540
Substance Abuse Counselors$47,580
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area is 250.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,540 per year or $23.82 per hour in Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $53,766 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Capital/Northern New York Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($97,890), School Psychologists($76,740), Psychology Teachers($73,230).


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

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