Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is 200.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $52,660 per year or $25.32 per hour.
  • The percentage of Wisconsin Health Care Social Workers who work in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #14 in Wisconsin for salary and #16 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Wisconsin for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #379 in the nation for salary and #385 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #152 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Wisconsin

Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,660 or $25.32 per hour which is 10% less than the Wisconsin average salary of $59,000.

AverageWestern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan AreaWisconsin% Difference
Hourly Wage$25.32$28.36-10.72%
Annual Salary$52,660$59,000-10.75%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,660 or $25.32 per hour which is 15% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageWestern Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$25.32$29.96-15.49%
Annual Salary$52,660$62,310-15.49%
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 Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $59,262 which compares to the Wisconsin average annual salary of $59,000. per year.

Cost-of-living in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Wisconsin average, which means Western 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.
  • Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $52,660.
  • Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,262.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area$52,66088.86%$59,262
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 Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $43,990 and $60,110 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 $63,580, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $35,840, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year20Under $35,840
15%2 – 4 years30$35,840 – $43,990
25%5 – 9 years50$43,990 – $49,730
25%10 – 14 years50$49,730 – $60,110
15%15 – 20 years30$49,730 – $63,580
10%20+ years20Above $63,580
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 $52,660, Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($88,720), School Psychologists ($57,150), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($56,180).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($49,020).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$88,720
School Psychologists$57,150
Substance Abuse Counselors$56,180
Health Care Social Workers$52,660
Social Workers$49,020
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is 200.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,660 per year or $25.32 per hour in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,262 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($88,720), School Psychologists($57,150), Substance Abuse Counselors($56,180).


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

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