Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Parkersburg-Vienna is 50.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Parkersburg-Vienna earn an average of $62,680 per year or $30.14 per hour.
  • The percentage of West Virginia Health Care Social Workers who work in Parkersburg-Vienna is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Parkersburg-Vienna is less than 1%.

Rankings for Parkersburg-Vienna

  • Ranks #1 in West Virginia for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in West Virginia for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #122 in the nation for salary and #424 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #442 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to West Virginia

Parkersburg-Vienna Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,680 or $30.14 per hour which is 14% more than the West Virginia average salary of $54,830.

AverageParkersburg-ViennaWest Virginia% Difference
Hourly Wage$30.14$26.3614.34%
Annual Salary$62,680$54,83014.32%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Parkersburg-Vienna Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,680 or $30.14 per hour which is 0% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageParkersburg-ViennaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$30.14$29.960.60%
Annual Salary$62,680$62,3100.59%
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 Parkersburg-Vienna earns an average annual salary of $71,373 which compares to the West Virginia average annual salary of $54,830. per year.

Cost-of-living in Parkersburg-Vienna is 12% less than the West Virginia average, which means Parkersburg-Vienna residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to West Virginia average.

  • West Virginia average salary is $54,830.
  • West Virginia cost-of-living adjusted salary is $62,335.
  • Parkersburg-Vienna average salary is $62,680.
  • Parkersburg-Vienna cost-of-living adjusted salary is $71,373.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Parkersburg-Vienna$62,68087.82%$71,373
West Virginia$54,83087.96%$62,335
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 Parkersburg-Vienna, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $59,530 and $77,430 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 $77,430, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $44,900, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $44,900
15%2 – 4 years8$44,900 – $59,530
25%5 – 9 years12$59,530 – $61,510
25%10 – 14 years12$61,510 – $77,430
15%15 – 20 years8$61,510 – $77,430
10%20+ years5Above $77,430
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 Social Workers ($38,320), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($39,830).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$62,680
Substance Abuse Counselors$39,830
Social Workers$38,320
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Parkersburg-Vienna Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Parkersburg-Vienna is 50.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,680 per year or $30.14 per hour in Parkersburg-Vienna.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Parkersburg-Vienna Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $71,373 per year or $34 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Parkersburg-Vienna are Health Care Social Workers($62,680), Substance Abuse Counselors($39,830), Social Workers($38,320).


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

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