Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area is 620.
  • Social Workers in North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $43,780 per year or $21.05 per hour.
  • The percentage of Ohio Social Workers who work in North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #11 in Ohio for salary and #9 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Ohio for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #398 in the nation for salary and #431 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #103 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Ohio

North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $43,780 or $21.05 per hour which is 9% less than the Ohio average salary of $48,200.

AverageNorth Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan AreaOhio% Difference
Hourly Wage$21.05$23.17-9.15%
Annual Salary$43,780$48,200-9.17%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $43,780 or $21.05 per hour which is 20% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageNorth Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$21.05$26.39-20.23%
Annual Salary$43,780$54,880-20.23%
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 Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $49,886 which compares to the Ohio average annual salary of $48,200. per year.

Cost-of-living in North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area is 12% less than the Ohio average, which means North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $43,780.
  • North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,886.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area$43,78087.76%$49,886
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 North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $37,300 and $47,320 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $60,080, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $29,540, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year62Under $29,540
15%2 – 4 years93$29,540 – $37,300
25%5 – 9 years155$37,300 – $38,850
25%10 – 14 years155$38,850 – $47,320
15%15 – 20 years93$38,850 – $60,080
10%20+ years62Above $60,080
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 $43,780, North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($100,510), Psychology Teachers ($80,630), School Psychologists ($72,910), Health Care Social Workers ($53,360), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,080).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$100,510
Psychology Teachers$80,630
School Psychologists$72,910
Health Care Social Workers$53,360
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,080
Social Workers$43,780
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area is 620.

Social Workers earn an average of $43,780 per year or $21.05 per hour in North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $49,886 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in North Northeastern Ohio Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($100,510), Psychology Teachers($80,630), School Psychologists($72,910).


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