Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Barnstable Town is 130.
  • Social Workers in Barnstable Town earn an average of $54,390 per year or $26.15 per hour.
  • The percentage of Massachusetts Social Workers who work in Barnstable Town is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Barnstable Town is less than 1%.

Rankings for Barnstable Town

  • Ranks #3 in Massachusetts for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Massachusetts for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #118 in the nation for salary and #20 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #387 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Massachusetts

Barnstable Town Social Workers earn an average of $54,390 or $26.15 per hour which is 1% less than the Massachusetts average salary of $54,980.

AverageBarnstable TownMassachusetts% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.15$26.43-1.06%
Annual Salary$54,390$54,980-1.07%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Barnstable Town Social Workers earn an average of $54,390 or $26.15 per hour which is 0% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageBarnstable TownU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.15$26.39-0.91%
Annual Salary$54,390$54,880-0.89%
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 Barnstable Town earns an average annual salary of $50,032 which compares to the Massachusetts average annual salary of $54,980. per year.

Cost-of-living in Barnstable Town is 9% higher than the Massachusetts average, which means Barnstable Town residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Massachusetts average.

  • Massachusetts average salary is $54,980.
  • Massachusetts cost-of-living adjusted salary is $51,173.
  • Barnstable Town average salary is $54,390.
  • Barnstable Town cost-of-living adjusted salary is $50,032.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Barnstable Town$54,390108.71%$50,032
Massachusetts$54,980107.44%$51,173
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 Barnstable Town, 50% of Social Workers earn between $39,390 and $63,310 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $78,180, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $36,910, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year13Under $36,910
15%2 – 4 years20$36,910 – $39,390
25%5 – 9 years32$39,390 – $49,360
25%10 – 14 years32$49,360 – $63,310
15%15 – 20 years20$49,360 – $78,180
10%20+ years13Above $78,180
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 $54,390, Barnstable Town Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($91,560), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($78,080), Health Care Social Workers ($64,950), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($62,660).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$91,560
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$78,080
Health Care Social Workers$64,950
Substance Abuse Counselors$62,660
Social Workers$54,390
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Barnstable Town Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Barnstable Town is 130.

Social Workers earn an average of $54,390 per year or $26.15 per hour in Barnstable Town.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Barnstable Town Social Workers earn an average of $50,032 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Barnstable Town are School Psychologists($91,560), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($78,080), Health Care Social Workers($64,950).


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