Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area
Compared to Washington
Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,360 or $29.98 per hour which is 13% less than the Washington average salary of $71,800.
|Average||Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area||Washington||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,360 or $29.98 per hour which is 0% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.
|Average||Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area||U.S.||%|
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Health Care Social Workers in Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $64,289 which compares to the Washington average annual salary of $71,800. per year.
Cost-of-living in Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is 3% less than the Washington average, which means Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Washington average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
|Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area||$62,360||97.00%||$64,289|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,430 and $77,670 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 $81,330, 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.
|10%||Less than a Year||16||Under $38,890|
|15%||2 – 4 years||24||$38,890 – $47,430|
|25%||5 – 9 years||40||$47,430 – $60,640|
|25%||10 – 14 years||40||$60,640 – $77,670|
|15%||15 – 20 years||24||$60,640 – $81,330|
|10%||20+ years||16||Above $81,330|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $62,360, Western Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($97,940), and School Psychologists ($94,460).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($51,800), and Social Workers ($60,350).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$97,940|
|Health Care Social Workers||$62,360|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$51,800|