Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Eugene is 180.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Eugene earn an average of $78,320 per year or $37.65 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oregon Health Care Social Workers who work in Eugene is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Eugene is less than 1%.

Rankings for Eugene

  • Ranks #3 in Oregon for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Oregon for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #19 in the nation for salary and #85 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #168 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oregon

Eugene Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $78,320 or $37.65 per hour which is 1% less than the Oregon average salary of $79,870.

AverageEugeneOregon% Difference
Hourly Wage$37.65$38.40-1.95%
Annual Salary$78,320$79,870-1.94%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Eugene Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $78,320 or $37.65 per hour which is 25% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageEugeneU.S.%
Hourly Wage$37.65$29.9625.67%
Annual Salary$78,320$62,31025.69%
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 Eugene earns an average annual salary of $78,406 which compares to the Oregon average annual salary of $79,870. per year.

Cost-of-living in Eugene is 0% less than the Oregon average, which means Eugene residents have an overall less 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.
  • Eugene average salary is $78,320.
  • Eugene cost-of-living adjusted salary is $78,406.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Eugene$78,32099.89%$78,406
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 Eugene, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $63,550 and $81,020 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 $103,320, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $58,870, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year18Under $58,870
15%2 – 4 years27$58,870 – $63,550
25%5 – 9 years45$63,550 – $81,010
25%10 – 14 years45$81,010 – $81,020
15%15 – 20 years27$81,010 – $103,320
10%20+ years18Above $103,320
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 $78,320, Eugene Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($125,070), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($110,330), and School Psychologists ($86,400).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($57,540), Marriage and Family Therapists ($57,980), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($58,300).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$125,070
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$110,330
School Psychologists$86,400
Health Care Social Workers$78,320
Substance Abuse Counselors$58,300
Marriage and Family Therapists$57,980
Social Workers$57,540
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Eugene Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Eugene is 180.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $78,320 per year or $37.65 per hour in Eugene.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Eugene Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $78,406 per year or $38 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Eugene are Forensic Psychologists($125,070), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($110,330), School Psychologists($86,400).


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