Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is 250.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $52,860 per year or $25.41 per hour.
  • The percentage of Wisconsin Health Care Social Workers who work in Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #13 in Wisconsin for salary and #14 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Wisconsin for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #372 in the nation for salary and #383 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #110 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Wisconsin

Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,860 or $25.41 per hour which is 10% less than the Wisconsin average salary of $59,000.

AverageNortheastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan AreaWisconsin% Difference
Hourly Wage$25.41$28.36-10.40%
Annual Salary$52,860$59,000-10.41%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,860 or $25.41 per hour which is 15% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNortheastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$25.41$29.96-15.19%
Annual Salary$52,860$62,310-15.17%
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 Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $59,487 which compares to the Wisconsin average annual salary of $59,000. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Wisconsin average, which means Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Wisconsin average.

  • Wisconsin average salary is $59,000.
  • Wisconsin cost-of-living adjusted salary is $63,312.
  • Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $52,860.
  • Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,487.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area$52,86088.86%$59,487
Wisconsin$59,00093.19%$63,312
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 Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $46,810 and $60,510 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 $62,520, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,760, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year25Under $38,760
15%2 – 4 years38$38,760 – $46,810
25%5 – 9 years62$46,810 – $49,040
25%10 – 14 years62$49,040 – $60,510
15%15 – 20 years38$49,040 – $62,520
10%20+ years25Above $62,520
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 $52,860, Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($85,650), School Psychologists ($74,310), Psychology Teachers ($70,770), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($57,360).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($48,840).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$85,650
School Psychologists$74,310
Psychology Teachers$70,770
Substance Abuse Counselors$57,360
Health Care Social Workers$52,860
Social Workers$48,840
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is 250.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,860 per year or $25.41 per hour in Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,487 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northeastern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($85,650), School Psychologists($74,310), Psychology Teachers($70,770).


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

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