Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin is 440.
  • Social Workers in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin earn an average of $47,970 per year or $23.06 per hour.
  • The percentage of South Carolina Social Workers who work in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin is less than 1%.

Rankings for Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin

  • Ranks #4 in South Carolina for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in South Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #267 in the nation for salary and #319 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #159 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to South Carolina

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Social Workers earn an average of $47,970 or $23.06 per hour which is 4% more than the South Carolina average salary of $45,710.

AverageGreenville-Anderson-MauldinSouth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.06$21.984.91%
Annual Salary$47,970$45,7104.94%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Social Workers earn an average of $47,970 or $23.06 per hour which is 12% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageGreenville-Anderson-MauldinU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.06$26.39-12.62%
Annual Salary$47,970$54,880-12.59%
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 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin earns an average annual salary of $52,685 which compares to the South Carolina average annual salary of $45,710. per year.

Cost-of-living in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin is 9% less than the South Carolina average, which means Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to South Carolina average.

  • South Carolina average salary is $45,710.
  • South Carolina cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,875.
  • Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin average salary is $47,970.
  • Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin cost-of-living adjusted salary is $52,685.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin$47,97091.05%$52,685
South Carolina$45,71091.65%$49,875
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 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, 50% of Social Workers earn between $38,240 and $49,360 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $62,630, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $30,600, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year44Under $30,600
15%2 – 4 years66$30,600 – $38,240
25%5 – 9 years110$38,240 – $46,560
25%10 – 14 years110$46,560 – $49,360
15%15 – 20 years66$46,560 – $62,630
10%20+ years44Above $62,630
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 $47,970, Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($99,100), Psychology Teachers ($69,000), School Psychologists ($57,180), and Health Care Social Workers ($56,000).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($41,760).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$99,100
Psychology Teachers$69,000
School Psychologists$57,180
Health Care Social Workers$56,000
Social Workers$47,970
Substance Abuse Counselors$41,760
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin is 440.

Social Workers earn an average of $47,970 per year or $23.06 per hour in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Social Workers earn an average of $52,685 per year or $25 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($99,100), Psychology Teachers($69,000), School Psychologists($57,180).


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