Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is 120.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $55,300 per year or $26.59 per hour.
  • The percentage of Vermont Health Care Social Workers who work in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #3 in Vermont for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Vermont for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #289 in the nation for salary and #115 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #253 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Vermont

Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,300 or $26.59 per hour which is 3% less than the Vermont average salary of $57,020.

AverageNorthern Vermont Nonmetropolitan AreaVermont% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.59$27.42-3.03%
Annual Salary$55,300$57,020-3.02%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area 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.

AverageNorthern Vermont Nonmetropolitan AreaU.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 Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $56,666 which compares to the Vermont average annual salary of $57,020. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is 2% less than the Vermont average, which means Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Vermont average.

  • Vermont average salary is $57,020.
  • Vermont cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,393.
  • Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $55,300.
  • Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $56,666.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area$55,30097.59%$56,666
Vermont$57,02099.35%$57,393
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 Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,230 and $62,420 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 $81,040, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $37,760, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year12Under $37,760
15%2 – 4 years18$37,760 – $47,230
25%5 – 9 years30$47,230 – $47,500
25%10 – 14 years30$47,500 – $62,420
15%15 – 20 years18$47,500 – $81,040
10%20+ years12Above $81,040
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 $55,300, Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($73,020).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,780), and Social Workers ($49,620).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$73,020
Health Care Social Workers$55,300
Social Workers$49,620
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,780
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is 120.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,300 per year or $26.59 per hour in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,666 per year or $27 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($73,020), Health Care Social Workers($55,300), Social Workers($49,620).


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

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