Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Mount Vernon-Anacortes is 90.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Mount Vernon-Anacortes earn an average of $67,970 per year or $32.68 per hour.
  • The percentage of Washington Health Care Social Workers who work in Mount Vernon-Anacortes is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Mount Vernon-Anacortes is less than 1%.

Rankings for Mount Vernon-Anacortes

  • Ranks #3 in Washington for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Washington for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #60 in the nation for salary and #54 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #314 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Washington

Mount Vernon-Anacortes Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $67,970 or $32.68 per hour which is 5% less than the Washington average salary of $71,800.

AverageMount Vernon-AnacortesWashington% Difference
Hourly Wage$32.68$34.52-5.33%
Annual Salary$67,970$71,800-5.33%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Mount Vernon-Anacortes Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $67,970 or $32.68 per hour which is 9% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageMount Vernon-AnacortesU.S.%
Hourly Wage$32.68$29.969.08%
Annual Salary$67,970$62,3109.08%
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 Mount Vernon-Anacortes earns an average annual salary of $66,403 which compares to the Washington average annual salary of $71,800. per year.

Cost-of-living in Mount Vernon-Anacortes is 2% higher than the Washington average, which means Mount Vernon-Anacortes residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Washington average.

  • Washington average salary is $71,800.
  • Washington cost-of-living adjusted salary is $66,878.
  • Mount Vernon-Anacortes average salary is $67,970.
  • Mount Vernon-Anacortes cost-of-living adjusted salary is $66,403.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Mount Vernon-Anacortes$67,970102.36%$66,403
Washington$71,800107.36%$66,878
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 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $60,110 and $78,050 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 $90,680, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $46,760, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year9Under $46,760
15%2 – 4 years14$46,760 – $60,110
25%5 – 9 years22$60,110 – $63,130
25%10 – 14 years22$63,130 – $78,050
15%15 – 20 years14$63,130 – $90,680
10%20+ years9Above $90,680
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 ($54,300), and Social Workers ($57,550).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$67,970
Social Workers$57,550
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,300
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Mount Vernon-Anacortes Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Mount Vernon-Anacortes is 90.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $67,970 per year or $32.68 per hour in Mount Vernon-Anacortes.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Mount Vernon-Anacortes Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,403 per year or $32 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Mount Vernon-Anacortes are Health Care Social Workers($67,970), Social Workers($57,550), Substance Abuse Counselors($54,300).


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