Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Lima is 60.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Lima earn an average of $58,470 per year or $28.11 per hour.
  • The percentage of Ohio Health Care Social Workers who work in Lima is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Lima is less than 1%.

Rankings for Lima

  • Ranks #5 in Ohio for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #13 in Ohio for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #201 in the nation for salary and #379 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #412 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Ohio

Lima Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,470 or $28.11 per hour which is almost same as Ohio average salary of $58,120.

AverageLimaOhio% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.11$27.940.61%
Annual Salary$58,470$58,1200.60%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Lima Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,470 or $28.11 per hour which is 6% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageLimaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.11$29.96-6.17%
Annual Salary$58,470$62,310-6.16%
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 Lima earns an average annual salary of $65,734 which compares to the Ohio average annual salary of $58,120. per year.

Cost-of-living in Lima is 11% less than the Ohio average, which means Lima 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.
  • Lima average salary is $58,470.
  • Lima cost-of-living adjusted salary is $65,734.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Lima$58,47088.95%$65,734
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 Lima, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,210 and $62,400 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 $77,860, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $42,220, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $42,220
15%2 – 4 years9$42,220 – $47,210
25%5 – 9 years15$47,210 – $59,590
25%10 – 14 years15$59,590 – $62,400
15%15 – 20 years9$59,590 – $77,860
10%20+ years6Above $77,860
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($44,480), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,810).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$58,470
Substance Abuse Counselors$45,810
Social Workers$44,480
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Lima Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Lima is 60.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,470 per year or $28.11 per hour in Lima.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Lima Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,734 per year or $32 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Lima are Health Care Social Workers($58,470), Substance Abuse Counselors($45,810), Social Workers($44,480).


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