Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is 150.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $55,960 per year or $26.90 per hour.
  • The percentage of Vermont Health Care Social Workers who work in Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #2 in Vermont for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Vermont for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #269 in the nation for salary and #114 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #210 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Vermont

Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,960 or $26.90 per hour which is 1% less than the Vermont average salary of $57,020.

AverageSouthern Vermont Nonmetropolitan AreaVermont% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.90$27.42-1.90%
Annual Salary$55,960$57,020-1.86%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,960 or $26.90 per hour which is 10% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSouthern Vermont Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.90$29.96-10.21%
Annual Salary$55,960$62,310-10.19%
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 Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $57,342 which compares to the Vermont average annual salary of $57,020. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is 2% less than the Vermont average, which means Southern 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.
  • Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $55,960.
  • Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,342.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area$55,96097.59%$57,342
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 Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,220 and $63,550 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 $77,670, 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 Year15Under $37,760
15%2 – 4 years22$37,760 – $47,220
25%5 – 9 years38$47,220 – $48,890
25%10 – 14 years38$48,890 – $63,550
15%15 – 20 years22$48,890 – $77,670
10%20+ years15Above $77,670
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 $55,960, Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($77,970), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($74,090).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,350), and Social Workers ($53,980).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$77,970
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$74,090
Health Care Social Workers$55,960
Social Workers$53,980
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is 150.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,960 per year or $26.90 per hour in Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,342 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($77,970), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($74,090), Health Care Social Workers($55,960).


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

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