Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Sebastian-Vero Beach is 160.
  • Social Workers in Sebastian-Vero Beach earn an average of $39,810 per year or $19.14 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida Social Workers who work in Sebastian-Vero Beach is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Sebastian-Vero Beach is less than 1%.

Rankings for Sebastian-Vero Beach

  • Ranks #21 in Florida for salary and #15 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #15 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #477 in the nation for salary and #171 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #355 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Sebastian-Vero Beach Social Workers earn an average of $39,810 or $19.14 per hour which is 18% less than the Florida average salary of $48,890.

AverageSebastian-Vero BeachFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$19.14$23.50-18.55%
Annual Salary$39,810$48,890-18.57%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Sebastian-Vero Beach Social Workers earn an average of $39,810 or $19.14 per hour which is 27% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageSebastian-Vero BeachU.S.%
Hourly Wage$19.14$26.39-27.47%
Annual Salary$39,810$54,880-27.46%
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 Sebastian-Vero Beach earns an average annual salary of $41,782 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $48,890. per year.

Cost-of-living in Sebastian-Vero Beach is 5% less than the Florida average, which means Sebastian-Vero Beach residents have an overall less 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.
  • Sebastian-Vero Beach average salary is $39,810.
  • Sebastian-Vero Beach cost-of-living adjusted salary is $41,782.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Sebastian-Vero Beach$39,81095.28%$41,782
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 Sebastian-Vero Beach, 50% of Social Workers earn between $29,880 and $47,510 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $60,510, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $23,410, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year16Under $23,410
15%2 – 4 years24$23,410 – $29,880
25%5 – 9 years40$29,880 – $37,060
25%10 – 14 years40$37,060 – $47,510
15%15 – 20 years24$37,060 – $60,510
10%20+ years16Above $60,510
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 $39,810, Sebastian-Vero Beach Social Workers tend to earn less than Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,530), and Health Care Social Workers ($50,210).

TitleAnnual Salary
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,530
Health Care Social Workers$50,210
Social Workers$39,810
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Sebastian-Vero Beach Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Sebastian-Vero Beach is 160.

Social Workers earn an average of $39,810 per year or $19.14 per hour in Sebastian-Vero Beach.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Sebastian-Vero Beach Social Workers earn an average of $41,782 per year or $20 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Sebastian-Vero Beach are Substance Abuse Counselors($54,530), Health Care Social Workers($50,210), Social Workers($39,810).


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