Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Greensboro-High Point is 240.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Greensboro-High Point earn an average of $63,710 per year or $30.63 per hour.
  • The percentage of North Carolina Health Care Social Workers who work in Greensboro-High Point is 8%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Greensboro-High Point is less than 1%.

Rankings for Greensboro-High Point

  • Ranks #5 in North Carolina for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in North Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #102 in the nation for salary and #333 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #113 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to North Carolina

Greensboro-High Point Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $63,710 or $30.63 per hour which is 1% more than the North Carolina average salary of $62,540.

AverageGreensboro-High PointNorth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$30.63$30.071.86%
Annual Salary$63,710$62,5401.87%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Greensboro-High Point Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $63,710 or $30.63 per hour which is 2% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageGreensboro-High PointU.S.%
Hourly Wage$30.63$29.962.24%
Annual Salary$63,710$62,3102.25%
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 Greensboro-High Point earns an average annual salary of $70,476 which compares to the North Carolina average annual salary of $62,540. per year.

Cost-of-living in Greensboro-High Point is 10% less than the North Carolina average, which means Greensboro-High Point residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to North Carolina average.

  • North Carolina average salary is $62,540.
  • North Carolina cost-of-living adjusted salary is $68,097.
  • Greensboro-High Point average salary is $63,710.
  • Greensboro-High Point cost-of-living adjusted salary is $70,476.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Greensboro-High Point$63,71090.40%$70,476
North Carolina$62,54091.84%$68,097
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 Greensboro-High Point, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,040 and $77,670 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 $81,020, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $47,120, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year24Under $47,120
15%2 – 4 years36$47,120 – $49,040
25%5 – 9 years60$49,040 – $61,690
25%10 – 14 years60$61,690 – $77,670
15%15 – 20 years36$61,690 – $81,020
10%20+ years24Above $81,020
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 $63,710, Greensboro-High Point Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($101,350), and Psychology Teachers ($75,110).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($50,290), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,590).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$101,350
Psychology Teachers$75,110
Health Care Social Workers$63,710
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,590
Social Workers$50,290
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Greensboro-High Point Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Greensboro-High Point is 240.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $63,710 per year or $30.63 per hour in Greensboro-High Point.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Greensboro-High Point Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $70,476 per year or $34 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Greensboro-High Point are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($101,350), Psychology Teachers($75,110), Health Care Social Workers($63,710).


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