Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Albany is 50.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Albany earn an average of $74,130 per year or $35.64 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oregon Health Care Social Workers who work in Albany is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Albany is less than 1%.

Rankings for Albany

  • Ranks #6 in Oregon for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Oregon for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #33 in the nation for salary and #61 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #435 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oregon

Albany Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $74,130 or $35.64 per hour which is 7% less than the Oregon average salary of $79,870.

AverageAlbanyOregon% Difference
Hourly Wage$35.64$38.40-7.19%
Annual Salary$74,130$79,870-7.19%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Albany Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $74,130 or $35.64 per hour which is 18% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageAlbanyU.S.%
Hourly Wage$35.64$29.9618.96%
Annual Salary$74,130$62,31018.97%
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 Albany earns an average annual salary of $72,912 which compares to the Oregon average annual salary of $79,870. per year.

Cost-of-living in Albany is 2% higher than the Oregon average, which means Albany residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Oregon average.

  • Oregon average salary is $79,870.
  • Oregon cost-of-living adjusted salary is $77,831.
  • Albany average salary is $74,130.
  • Albany cost-of-living adjusted salary is $72,912.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Albany$74,130101.67%$72,912
Oregon$79,870102.62%$77,831
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 Albany, 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 $100,080, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $49,520, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $49,520
15%2 – 4 years8$49,520 – $60,040
25%5 – 9 years12$60,040 – $75,990
25%10 – 14 years12$75,990 – $76,010
15%15 – 20 years8$75,990 – $100,080
10%20+ years5Above $100,080
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 Substance Abuse Counselors ($60,200), and Social Workers ($65,560).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$74,130
Social Workers$65,560
Substance Abuse Counselors$60,200
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Albany Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Albany is 50.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $74,130 per year or $35.64 per hour in Albany.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Albany Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $72,912 per year or $35 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Albany are Health Care Social Workers($74,130), Social Workers($65,560), Substance Abuse Counselors($60,200).


Additional Salary Reports for Health Care Social Workers in Oregon cities and Metros and U.S. States.

Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data