Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley is 70.
  • Social Workers in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley earn an average of $42,760 per year or $20.56 per hour.
  • The percentage of Alabama Social Workers who work in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley is less than 1%.

Rankings for Daphne-Fairhope-Foley

  • Ranks #15 in Alabama for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #16 in Alabama for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #436 in the nation for salary and #130 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #489 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Alabama

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley Social Workers earn an average of $42,760 or $20.56 per hour which is 5% less than the Alabama average salary of $45,200.

AverageDaphne-Fairhope-FoleyAlabama% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.56$21.73-5.38%
Annual Salary$42,760$45,200-5.40%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley Social Workers earn an average of $42,760 or $20.56 per hour which is 22% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageDaphne-Fairhope-FoleyU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.56$26.39-22.09%
Annual Salary$42,760$54,880-22.08%
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, Social Workers in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley earns an average annual salary of $44,146 which compares to the Alabama average annual salary of $45,200. per year.

Cost-of-living in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley is 3% less than the Alabama average, which means Daphne-Fairhope-Foley residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Alabama average.

  • Alabama average salary is $45,200.
  • Alabama cost-of-living adjusted salary is $50,644.
  • Daphne-Fairhope-Foley average salary is $42,760.
  • Daphne-Fairhope-Foley cost-of-living adjusted salary is $44,146.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley$42,76096.86%$44,146
Alabama$45,20089.25%$50,644
U.S.$54,880$54,880
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, 50% of Social Workers earn between $37,380 and $49,590 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $55,320, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $30,440, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $30,440
15%2 – 4 years10$30,440 – $37,380
25%5 – 9 years18$37,380 – $38,670
25%10 – 14 years18$38,670 – $49,590
15%15 – 20 years10$38,670 – $55,320
10%20+ years7Above $55,320
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 $42,760, Daphne-Fairhope-Foley Social Workers tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($43,200).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($42,000).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$43,200
Social Workers$42,760
Substance Abuse Counselors$42,000
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Daphne-Fairhope-Foley Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley is 70.

Social Workers earn an average of $42,760 per year or $20.56 per hour in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley Social Workers earn an average of $44,146 per year or $21 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley are Health Care Social Workers($43,200), Social Workers($42,760), Substance Abuse Counselors($42,000).


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