Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Florence is 150.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Florence earn an average of $51,460 per year or $24.74 per hour.
  • The percentage of South Carolina Health Care Social Workers who work in Florence is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Florence is less than 1%.

Rankings for Florence

  • Ranks #11 in South Carolina for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in South Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #404 in the nation for salary and #407 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #205 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to South Carolina

Florence Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $51,460 or $24.74 per hour which is 9% less than the South Carolina average salary of $56,870.

AverageFlorenceSouth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.74$27.34-9.51%
Annual Salary$51,460$56,870-9.51%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Florence Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $51,460 or $24.74 per hour which is 17% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageFlorenceU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.74$29.96-17.42%
Annual Salary$51,460$62,310-17.41%
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 Florence earns an average annual salary of $58,398 which compares to the South Carolina average annual salary of $56,870. per year.

Cost-of-living in Florence is 12% less than the South Carolina average, which means Florence residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to South Carolina average.

  • South Carolina average salary is $56,870.
  • South Carolina cost-of-living adjusted salary is $62,051.
  • Florence average salary is $51,460.
  • Florence cost-of-living adjusted salary is $58,398.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Florence$51,46088.12%$58,398
South Carolina$56,87091.65%$62,051
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 Florence, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $38,550 and $59,770 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 $77,840, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $30,570, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year15Under $30,570
15%2 – 4 years22$30,570 – $38,550
25%5 – 9 years38$38,550 – $46,020
25%10 – 14 years38$46,020 – $59,770
15%15 – 20 years22$46,020 – $77,840
10%20+ years15Above $77,840
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 ($42,770), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($43,550).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$51,460
Substance Abuse Counselors$43,550
Social Workers$42,770
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Florence Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Florence is 150.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $51,460 per year or $24.74 per hour in Florence.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Florence Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,398 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Florence are Health Care Social Workers($51,460), Substance Abuse Counselors($43,550), Social Workers($42,770).


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

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