Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Cleveland-Elyria is 1,470.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Cleveland-Elyria earn an average of $61,200 per year or $29.42 per hour.
  • The percentage of Ohio Health Care Social Workers who work in Cleveland-Elyria is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Cleveland-Elyria is 1%.

Rankings for Cleveland-Elyria

  • Ranks #1 in Ohio for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Ohio for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #147 in the nation for salary and #235 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #24 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Ohio

Cleveland-Elyria Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,200 or $29.42 per hour which is 5% more than the Ohio average salary of $58,120.

AverageCleveland-ElyriaOhio% Difference
Hourly Wage$29.42$27.945.30%
Annual Salary$61,200$58,1205.30%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Cleveland-Elyria Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,200 or $29.42 per hour which is 1% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageCleveland-ElyriaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$29.42$29.96-1.80%
Annual Salary$61,200$62,310-1.78%
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 Cleveland-Elyria earns an average annual salary of $65,806 which compares to the Ohio average annual salary of $58,120. per year.

Cost-of-living in Cleveland-Elyria is 7% less than the Ohio average, which means Cleveland-Elyria residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Ohio average.

  • Ohio average salary is $58,120.
  • Ohio cost-of-living adjusted salary is $63,388.
  • Cleveland-Elyria average salary is $61,200.
  • Cleveland-Elyria cost-of-living adjusted salary is $65,806.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Cleveland-Elyria$61,20093.00%$65,806
Ohio$58,12091.69%$63,388
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 Cleveland-Elyria, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,710 and $64,990 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 $80,950, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,550, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year147Under $38,550
15%2 – 4 years220$38,550 – $49,710
25%5 – 9 years368$49,710 – $63,350
25%10 – 14 years368$63,350 – $64,990
15%15 – 20 years220$63,350 – $80,950
10%20+ years147Above $80,950
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 $61,200, Cleveland-Elyria Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($127,820), Psychology Teachers ($94,720), Forensic Psychologists ($92,060), School Psychologists ($73,590), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($61,230).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,720), and Social Workers ($51,290).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$127,820
Psychology Teachers$94,720
Forensic Psychologists$92,060
School Psychologists$73,590
Marriage and Family Therapists$61,230
Health Care Social Workers$61,200
Social Workers$51,290
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,720
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Cleveland-Elyria Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Cleveland-Elyria is 1,470.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,200 per year or $29.42 per hour in Cleveland-Elyria.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Cleveland-Elyria Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,806 per year or $32 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Cleveland-Elyria are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($127,820), Psychology Teachers($94,720), Forensic Psychologists($92,060).


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