Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area is 280.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $50,570 per year or $24.31 per hour.
  • The percentage of New York Health Care Social Workers who work in Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area is 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #10 in New York for salary and #14 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in New York for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #423 in the nation for salary and #274 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #100 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to New York

Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,570 or $24.31 per hour which is 18% less than the New York average salary of $61,680.

AverageSouthwest New York Nonmetropolitan AreaNew York% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.31$29.66-18.04%
Annual Salary$50,570$61,680-18.01%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,570 or $24.31 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSouthwest New York Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.31$29.96-18.86%
Annual Salary$50,570$62,310-18.84%
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 Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $54,884 which compares to the New York average annual salary of $61,680. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area is 8% less than the New York average, which means Southwest 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.
  • Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $50,570.
  • Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $54,884.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area$50,57092.14%$54,884
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 Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $38,960 and $60,270 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 $65,650, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $36,150, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year28Under $36,150
15%2 – 4 years42$36,150 – $38,960
25%5 – 9 years70$38,960 – $47,790
25%10 – 14 years70$47,790 – $60,270
15%15 – 20 years42$47,790 – $65,650
10%20+ years28Above $65,650
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 $50,570, Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($91,050), School Psychologists ($70,990), Psychology Teachers ($63,160), and Social Workers ($52,660).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,910).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$91,050
School Psychologists$70,990
Psychology Teachers$63,160
Social Workers$52,660
Health Care Social Workers$50,570
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,910
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area is 280.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,570 per year or $24.31 per hour in Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,884 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($91,050), School Psychologists($70,990), Psychology Teachers($63,160).


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