Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Knoxville
Compared to Tennessee
Knoxville Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $47,410 or $22.79 per hour which is 10% less than the Tennessee average salary of $52,920.
Compared to the U.S.
Knoxville Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $47,410 or $22.79 per hour which is 23% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Health Care Social Workers in Knoxville earns an average annual salary of $51,724 which compares to the Tennessee average annual salary of $52,920. per year.
Cost-of-living in Knoxville is 8% less than the Tennessee average, which means Knoxville residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Tennessee average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Knoxville, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $30,950 and $60,780 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 $74,290, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $29,010, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||80||Under $29,010|
|15%||2 – 4 years||120||$29,010 – $30,950|
|25%||5 – 9 years||200||$30,950 – $47,310|
|25%||10 – 14 years||200||$47,310 – $60,780|
|15%||15 – 20 years||120||$47,310 – $74,290|
|10%||20+ years||80||Above $74,290|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $47,410, Knoxville Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($93,440), Psychology Teachers ($81,690), and School Psychologists ($68,950).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($39,120), Marriage and Family Therapists ($41,460), and Social Workers ($45,160).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$93,440|
|Health Care Social Workers||$47,410|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$41,460|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$39,120|
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Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data