Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Greenville is 100.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Greenville earn an average of $66,280 per year or $31.86 per hour.
  • The percentage of North Carolina Health Care Social Workers who work in Greenville is 3%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Greenville is less than 1%.

Rankings for Greenville

  • Ranks #3 in North Carolina for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in North Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #74 in the nation for salary and #332 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #299 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to North Carolina

Greenville Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,280 or $31.86 per hour which is 5% more than the North Carolina average salary of $62,540.

AverageGreenvilleNorth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$31.86$30.075.95%
Annual Salary$66,280$62,5405.98%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Greenville Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,280 or $31.86 per hour which is 6% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageGreenvilleU.S.%
Hourly Wage$31.86$29.966.34%
Annual Salary$66,280$62,3106.37%
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 Greenville earns an average annual salary of $73,270 which compares to the North Carolina average annual salary of $62,540. per year.

Cost-of-living in Greenville is 10% less than the North Carolina average, which means Greenville 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.
  • Greenville average salary is $66,280.
  • Greenville cost-of-living adjusted salary is $73,270.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Greenville$66,28090.46%$73,270
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 Greenville, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $60,040 and $76,010 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 $78,180, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $48,350, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year10Under $48,350
15%2 – 4 years15$48,350 – $60,040
25%5 – 9 years25$60,040 – $60,040
25%10 – 14 years25$60,040 – $76,010
15%15 – 20 years15$60,040 – $78,180
10%20+ years10Above $78,180
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 $66,280, Greenville Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($74,360).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($48,870), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,970).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$74,360
Health Care Social Workers$66,280
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,970
Social Workers$48,870
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Greenville Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Greenville is 100.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,280 per year or $31.86 per hour in Greenville.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Greenville Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $73,270 per year or $35 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Greenville are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($74,360), Health Care Social Workers($66,280), Substance Abuse Counselors($53,970).


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