Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Arecibo is 30.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Arecibo earn an average of $27,920 per year or $13.42 per hour.
  • The percentage of Puerto Rico Health Care Social Workers who work in Arecibo is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Arecibo is less than 1%.

Rankings for Arecibo

  • Ranks #2 in Puerto Rico for salary and #0 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Puerto Rico for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #499 in the nation for salary and #not found when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #497 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Puerto Rico

Arecibo Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $27,920 or $13.42 per hour which is 15% less than the Puerto Rico average salary of $32,980.

AverageAreciboPuerto Rico% Difference
Hourly Wage$13.42$15.85-15.33%
Annual Salary$27,920$32,980-15.34%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Arecibo Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $27,920 or $13.42 per hour which is 55% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageAreciboU.S.%
Hourly Wage$13.42$29.96-55.21%
Annual Salary$27,920$62,310-55.19%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

  • Puerto Rico average salary is $32,980.
  • Puerto Rico cost-of-living adjusted salary is $0.
  • Arecibo average salary is $27,920.

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Arecibo, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $23,380 and $36,330 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 $38,280, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $17,350, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $17,350
15%2 – 4 years4$17,350 – $23,380
25%5 – 9 years8$23,380 – $28,580
25%10 – 14 years8$28,580 – $36,330
15%15 – 20 years4$28,580 – $38,280
10%20+ years3Above $38,280
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 $27,920, Arecibo Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($62,100), and Social Workers ($30,630).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$62,100
Social Workers$30,630
Health Care Social Workers$27,920
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Arecibo Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Arecibo is 30.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $27,920 per year or $13.42 per hour in Arecibo.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Arecibo Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $0 per year or $0 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Arecibo are School Psychologists($62,100), Social Workers($30,630), Health Care Social Workers($27,920).


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

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