Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Canton-Massillon is 300.
  • Social Workers in Canton-Massillon earn an average of $45,490 per year or $21.87 per hour.
  • The percentage of Ohio Social Workers who work in Canton-Massillon is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Canton-Massillon is less than 1%.

Rankings for Canton-Massillon

  • Ranks #8 in Ohio for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #11 in Ohio for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #338 in the nation for salary and #403 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #215 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Ohio

Canton-Massillon Social Workers earn an average of $45,490 or $21.87 per hour which is 5% less than the Ohio average salary of $48,200.

AverageCanton-MassillonOhio% Difference
Hourly Wage$21.87$23.17-5.61%
Annual Salary$45,490$48,200-5.62%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Canton-Massillon Social Workers earn an average of $45,490 or $21.87 per hour which is 17% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageCanton-MassillonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$21.87$26.39-17.13%
Annual Salary$45,490$54,880-17.11%
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 Canton-Massillon earns an average annual salary of $51,442 which compares to the Ohio average annual salary of $48,200. per year.

Cost-of-living in Canton-Massillon is 12% less than the Ohio average, which means Canton-Massillon residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Ohio average.

  • Ohio average salary is $48,200.
  • Ohio cost-of-living adjusted salary is $52,568.
  • Canton-Massillon average salary is $45,490.
  • Canton-Massillon cost-of-living adjusted salary is $51,442.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Canton-Massillon$45,49088.43%$51,442
Ohio$48,20091.69%$52,568
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 Canton-Massillon, 50% of Social Workers earn between $38,430 and $47,760 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $60,160, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $36,170, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year30Under $36,170
15%2 – 4 years45$36,170 – $38,430
25%5 – 9 years75$38,430 – $46,730
25%10 – 14 years75$46,730 – $47,760
15%15 – 20 years45$46,730 – $60,160
10%20+ years30Above $60,160
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 $45,490, Canton-Massillon Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($110,600), School Psychologists ($72,670), Health Care Social Workers ($51,960), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,150).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$110,600
School Psychologists$72,670
Health Care Social Workers$51,960
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,150
Social Workers$45,490
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Canton-Massillon Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Canton-Massillon is 300.

Social Workers earn an average of $45,490 per year or $21.87 per hour in Canton-Massillon.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Canton-Massillon Social Workers earn an average of $51,442 per year or $25 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Canton-Massillon are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($110,600), School Psychologists($72,670), Health Care Social Workers($51,960).


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