Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach is 120.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach earn an average of $55,300 per year or $26.59 per hour.
  • The percentage of South Carolina Health Care Social Workers who work in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach is less than 1%.

Rankings for Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach

  • Ranks #6 in South Carolina for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in South Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #288 in the nation for salary and #221 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #254 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to South Carolina

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,300 or $26.59 per hour which is 2% less than the South Carolina average salary of $56,870.

AverageMyrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle BeachSouth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.59$27.34-2.74%
Annual Salary$55,300$56,870-2.76%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,300 or $26.59 per hour which is 11% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageMyrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle BeachU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.59$29.96-11.25%
Annual Salary$55,300$62,310-11.25%
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 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach earns an average annual salary of $59,239 which compares to the South Carolina average annual salary of $56,870. per year.

Cost-of-living in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach is 7% less than the South Carolina average, which means Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach 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.
  • Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach average salary is $55,300.
  • Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,239.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach$55,30093.35%$59,239
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 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $44,990 and $62,430 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 $75,730, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $35,370, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year12Under $35,370
15%2 – 4 years18$35,370 – $44,990
25%5 – 9 years30$44,990 – $57,340
25%10 – 14 years30$57,340 – $62,430
15%15 – 20 years18$57,340 – $75,730
10%20+ years12Above $75,730
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 ($43,520), and Social Workers ($50,810).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$55,300
Social Workers$50,810
Substance Abuse Counselors$43,520
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach is 120.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,300 per year or $26.59 per hour in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,239 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach are Health Care Social Workers($55,300), Social Workers($50,810), Substance Abuse Counselors($43,520).


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