Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman is 610.
  • Social Workers in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman earn an average of $43,470 per year or $20.90 per hour.
  • The percentage of Ohio Social Workers who work in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman is less than 1%.

Rankings for Youngstown-Warren-Boardman

  • Ranks #14 in Ohio for salary and #14 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Ohio for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #412 in the nation for salary and #437 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #105 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Ohio

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman Social Workers earn an average of $43,470 or $20.90 per hour which is 9% less than the Ohio average salary of $48,200.

AverageYoungstown-Warren-BoardmanOhio% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.90$23.17-9.80%
Annual Salary$43,470$48,200-9.81%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman Social Workers earn an average of $43,470 or $20.90 per hour which is 20% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageYoungstown-Warren-BoardmanU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.90$26.39-20.80%
Annual Salary$43,470$54,880-20.79%
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 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman earns an average annual salary of $49,629 which compares to the Ohio average annual salary of $48,200. per year.

Cost-of-living in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman is 12% less than the Ohio average, which means Youngstown-Warren-Boardman 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.
  • Youngstown-Warren-Boardman average salary is $43,470.
  • Youngstown-Warren-Boardman cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,629.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman$43,47087.59%$49,629
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 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, 50% of Social Workers earn between $36,680 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 $57,340, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $30,560, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year61Under $30,560
15%2 – 4 years92$30,560 – $36,680
25%5 – 9 years152$36,680 – $44,200
25%10 – 14 years152$44,200 – $47,320
15%15 – 20 years92$44,200 – $57,340
10%20+ years61Above $57,340
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 $43,470, Youngstown-Warren-Boardman Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($94,450), Psychology Teachers ($81,690), School Psychologists ($67,770), Health Care Social Workers ($52,080), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,140).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$94,450
Psychology Teachers$81,690
School Psychologists$67,770
Health Care Social Workers$52,080
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,140
Social Workers$43,470
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Youngstown-Warren-Boardman Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman is 610.

Social Workers earn an average of $43,470 per year or $20.90 per hour in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman Social Workers earn an average of $49,629 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($94,450), Psychology Teachers($81,690), School Psychologists($67,770).


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