Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas is 870.
  • Health Care Social Workers in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas earn an average of $34,410 per year or $16.54 per hour.
  • The percentage of Puerto Rico Health Care Social Workers who work in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas is 1%.

Rankings for San Juan-Carolina-Caguas

  • Ranks #1 in Puerto Rico for salary and #0 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Puerto Rico for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #498 in the nation for salary and #not found when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #44 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Puerto Rico

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $34,410 or $16.54 per hour which is 4% more than the Puerto Rico average salary of $32,980.

AverageSan Juan-Carolina-CaguasPuerto Rico% Difference
Hourly Wage$16.54$15.854.35%
Annual Salary$34,410$32,9804.34%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $34,410 or $16.54 per hour which is 44% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSan Juan-Carolina-CaguasU.S.%
Hourly Wage$16.54$29.96-44.79%
Annual Salary$34,410$62,310-44.78%
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.
  • San Juan-Carolina-Caguas average salary is $34,410.

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $28,590 and $38,510 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 $48,390, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $22,220, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year87Under $22,220
15%2 – 4 years130$22,220 – $28,590
25%5 – 9 years218$28,590 – $30,300
25%10 – 14 years218$30,300 – $38,510
15%15 – 20 years130$30,300 – $48,390
10%20+ years87Above $48,390
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 $34,410, San Juan-Carolina-Caguas Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($85,510), Psychology Teachers ($73,250), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($62,450), and School Psychologists ($61,010).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($20,520), and Social Workers ($32,930).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$85,510
Psychology Teachers$73,250
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$62,450
School Psychologists$61,010
Health Care Social Workers$34,410
Social Workers$32,930
Substance Abuse Counselors$20,520
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for San Juan-Carolina-Caguas Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas is 870.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $34,410 per year or $16.54 per hour in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas 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 San Juan-Carolina-Caguas are Forensic Psychologists($85,510), Psychology Teachers($73,250), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($62,450).


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