Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Pittsfield is 120.
  • Social Workers in Pittsfield earn an average of $44,170 per year or $21.24 per hour.
  • The percentage of Massachusetts Social Workers who work in Pittsfield is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Pittsfield is less than 1%.

Rankings for Pittsfield

  • Ranks #7 in Massachusetts for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Massachusetts for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #384 in the nation for salary and #25 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #414 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Massachusetts

Pittsfield Social Workers earn an average of $44,170 or $21.24 per hour which is 19% less than the Massachusetts average salary of $54,980.

AveragePittsfieldMassachusetts% Difference
Hourly Wage$21.24$26.43-19.64%
Annual Salary$44,170$54,980-19.66%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Pittsfield Social Workers earn an average of $44,170 or $21.24 per hour which is 19% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AveragePittsfieldU.S.%
Hourly Wage$21.24$26.39-19.51%
Annual Salary$44,170$54,880-19.52%
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 Pittsfield earns an average annual salary of $40,631 which compares to the Massachusetts average annual salary of $54,980. per year.

Cost-of-living in Pittsfield is 9% higher than the Massachusetts average, which means Pittsfield 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.
  • Pittsfield average salary is $44,170.
  • Pittsfield cost-of-living adjusted salary is $40,631.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Pittsfield$44,170108.71%$40,631
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 Pittsfield, 50% of Social Workers earn between $36,550 and $48,690 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $61,220, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $30,120, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year12Under $30,120
15%2 – 4 years18$30,120 – $36,550
25%5 – 9 years30$36,550 – $39,180
25%10 – 14 years30$39,180 – $48,690
15%15 – 20 years18$39,180 – $61,220
10%20+ years12Above $61,220
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 $44,170, Pittsfield Social Workers tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($54,620), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,260).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$54,620
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,260
Social Workers$44,170
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Pittsfield Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Pittsfield is 120.

Social Workers earn an average of $44,170 per year or $21.24 per hour in Pittsfield.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Pittsfield Social Workers earn an average of $40,631 per year or $20 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Pittsfield are Health Care Social Workers($54,620), Substance Abuse Counselors($52,260), Social Workers($44,170).


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