Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Spartanburg is 140.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Spartanburg earn an average of $55,310 per year or $26.59 per hour.
  • The percentage of South Carolina Health Care Social Workers who work in Spartanburg is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Spartanburg is less than 1%.

Rankings for Spartanburg

  • Ranks #5 in South Carolina for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in South Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #287 in the nation for salary and #349 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #214 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to South Carolina

Spartanburg Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,310 or $26.59 per hour which is 2% less than the South Carolina average salary of $56,870.

AverageSpartanburgSouth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.59$27.34-2.74%
Annual Salary$55,310$56,870-2.74%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

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

AverageSpartanburgU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.59$29.96-11.25%
Annual Salary$55,310$62,310-11.23%
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 Spartanburg earns an average annual salary of $61,490 which compares to the South Carolina average annual salary of $56,870. per year.

Cost-of-living in Spartanburg is 10% less than the South Carolina average, which means Spartanburg 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.
  • Spartanburg average salary is $55,310.
  • Spartanburg cost-of-living adjusted salary is $61,490.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Spartanburg$55,31089.95%$61,490
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 Spartanburg, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,510 and $61,860 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 $76,690, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,890, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year14Under $38,890
15%2 – 4 years21$38,890 – $47,510
25%5 – 9 years35$47,510 – $49,360
25%10 – 14 years35$49,360 – $61,860
15%15 – 20 years21$49,360 – $76,690
10%20+ years14Above $76,690
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 $55,310, Spartanburg Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($65,880).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($43,500), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($44,660).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$65,880
Health Care Social Workers$55,310
Substance Abuse Counselors$44,660
Social Workers$43,500
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Spartanburg Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Spartanburg is 140.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,310 per year or $26.59 per hour in Spartanburg.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Spartanburg Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,490 per year or $30 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Spartanburg are School Psychologists($65,880), Health Care Social Workers($55,310), Substance Abuse Counselors($44,660).


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