Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton is 470.
  • Social Workers in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton earn an average of $45,770 per year or $22.01 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida Social Workers who work in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton is less than 1%.

Rankings for North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton

  • Ranks #16 in Florida for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #330 in the nation for salary and #74 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #142 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Social Workers earn an average of $45,770 or $22.01 per hour which is 6% less than the Florida average salary of $48,890.

AverageNorth Port-Sarasota-BradentonFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$22.01$23.50-6.34%
Annual Salary$45,770$48,890-6.38%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Social Workers earn an average of $45,770 or $22.01 per hour which is 16% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageNorth Port-Sarasota-BradentonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$22.01$26.39-16.60%
Annual Salary$45,770$54,880-16.60%
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 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton earns an average annual salary of $45,538 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $48,890. per year.

Cost-of-living in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton is 1% higher than the Florida average, which means North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Florida average.

  • Florida average salary is $48,890.
  • Florida cost-of-living adjusted salary is $48,545.
  • North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton average salary is $45,770.
  • North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton cost-of-living adjusted salary is $45,538.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton$45,770100.51%$45,538
Florida$48,890100.71%$48,545
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 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, 50% of Social Workers earn between $38,430 and $49,560 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $62,630, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $30,640, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year47Under $30,640
15%2 – 4 years70$30,640 – $38,430
25%5 – 9 years118$38,430 – $39,380
25%10 – 14 years118$39,380 – $49,560
15%15 – 20 years70$39,380 – $62,630
10%20+ years47Above $62,630
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 $45,770, North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($129,070), School Psychologists ($73,450), Health Care Social Workers ($59,520), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,460).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($44,300).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$129,070
School Psychologists$73,450
Health Care Social Workers$59,520
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,460
Social Workers$45,770
Marriage and Family Therapists$44,300
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton is 470.

Social Workers earn an average of $45,770 per year or $22.01 per hour in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Social Workers earn an average of $45,538 per year or $22 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($129,070), School Psychologists($73,450), Health Care Social Workers($59,520).


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