Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Providence-Warwick is 2,000.
  • Social Workers in Providence-Warwick earn an average of $61,810 per year or $29.72 per hour.
  • The percentage of Rhode Island Social Workers who work in Providence-Warwick is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Providence-Warwick is 1%.

Rankings for Providence-Warwick

  • Ranks #1 in Rhode Island for salary and #0 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Rhode Island for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #35 in the nation for salary and #not found when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #36 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Rhode Island

Providence-Warwick Social Workers earn an average of $61,810 or $29.72 per hour which is 2% less than the Rhode Island average salary of $63,550.

AverageProvidence-WarwickRhode Island% Difference
Hourly Wage$29.72$30.55-2.72%
Annual Salary$61,810$63,550-2.74%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Providence-Warwick Social Workers earn an average of $61,810 or $29.72 per hour which is 12% more than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageProvidence-WarwickU.S.%
Hourly Wage$29.72$26.3912.62%
Annual Salary$61,810$54,88012.63%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

  • Rhode Island average salary is $63,550.
  • Rhode Island cost-of-living adjusted salary is $62,396.
  • Providence-Warwick average salary is $61,810.

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Providence-Warwick, 50% of Social Workers earn between $47,320 and $76,880 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $96,940, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $37,220, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year200Under $37,220
15%2 – 4 years300$37,220 – $47,320
25%5 – 9 years500$47,320 – $60,670
25%10 – 14 years500$60,670 – $76,880
15%15 – 20 years300$60,670 – $96,940
10%20+ years200Above $96,940
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 $61,810, Providence-Warwick Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($95,470), Forensic Psychologists ($91,930), Psychology Teachers ($91,750), School Psychologists ($85,560), and Health Care Social Workers ($67,590).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($57,930).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$95,470
Forensic Psychologists$91,930
Psychology Teachers$91,750
School Psychologists$85,560
Health Care Social Workers$67,590
Social Workers$61,810
Substance Abuse Counselors$57,930
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Providence-Warwick Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Providence-Warwick is 2,000.

Social Workers earn an average of $61,810 per year or $29.72 per hour in Providence-Warwick.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Providence-Warwick Social Workers earn an average of $0 per year or $0 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Providence-Warwick are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($95,470), Forensic Psychologists($91,930), Psychology Teachers($91,750).


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