Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Toledo is 550.
  • Social Workers in Toledo earn an average of $49,660 per year or $23.88 per hour.
  • The percentage of Ohio Social Workers who work in Toledo is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Toledo is less than 1%.

Rankings for Toledo

  • Ranks #3 in Ohio for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Ohio for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #215 in the nation for salary and #321 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #121 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Ohio

Toledo Social Workers earn an average of $49,660 or $23.88 per hour which is 3% more than the Ohio average salary of $48,200.

AverageToledoOhio% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.88$23.173.06%
Annual Salary$49,660$48,2003.03%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Toledo Social Workers earn an average of $49,660 or $23.88 per hour which is 9% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageToledoU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.88$26.39-9.51%
Annual Salary$49,660$54,880-9.51%
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 Toledo earns an average annual salary of $54,631 which compares to the Ohio average annual salary of $48,200. per year.

Cost-of-living in Toledo is 9% less than the Ohio average, which means Toledo 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.
  • Toledo average salary is $49,660.
  • Toledo cost-of-living adjusted salary is $54,631.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Toledo$49,66090.90%$54,631
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 Toledo, 50% of Social Workers earn between $38,830 and $60,670 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $76,880, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $36,660, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year55Under $36,660
15%2 – 4 years82$36,660 – $38,830
25%5 – 9 years138$38,830 – $47,740
25%10 – 14 years138$47,740 – $60,670
15%15 – 20 years82$47,740 – $76,880
10%20+ years55Above $76,880
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 $49,660, Toledo Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($114,550), Psychology Teachers ($96,640), School Psychologists ($66,450), and Health Care Social Workers ($53,490).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,320).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$114,550
Psychology Teachers$96,640
School Psychologists$66,450
Health Care Social Workers$53,490
Social Workers$49,660
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,320
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Toledo Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Toledo is 550.

Social Workers earn an average of $49,660 per year or $23.88 per hour in Toledo.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Toledo Social Workers earn an average of $54,631 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Toledo are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($114,550), Psychology Teachers($96,640), School Psychologists($66,450).


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