Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach is 210.
  • Social Workers in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach earn an average of $50,810 per year or $24.43 per hour.
  • The percentage of South Carolina Social Workers who work in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach is less than 1%.

Rankings for Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach

  • Ranks #1 in South Carolina for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in South Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #187 in the nation for salary and #221 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #312 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to South Carolina

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Social Workers earn an average of $50,810 or $24.43 per hour which is 11% more than the South Carolina average salary of $45,710.

AverageMyrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle BeachSouth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.43$21.9811.15%
Annual Salary$50,810$45,71011.16%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Social Workers earn an average of $50,810 or $24.43 per hour which is 7% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageMyrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle BeachU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.43$26.39-7.43%
Annual Salary$50,810$54,880-7.42%
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 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach earns an average annual salary of $54,430 which compares to the South Carolina average annual salary of $45,710. per year.

Cost-of-living in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach is 7% less than the South Carolina average, which means Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach 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.
  • Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach average salary is $50,810.
  • Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach cost-of-living adjusted salary is $54,430.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach$50,81093.35%$54,430
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 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, 50% of Social Workers earn between $38,720 and $63,480 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $63,480, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $36,900, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year21Under $36,900
15%2 – 4 years32$36,900 – $38,720
25%5 – 9 years52$38,720 – $48,810
25%10 – 14 years52$48,810 – $63,480
15%15 – 20 years32$48,810 – $63,480
10%20+ years21Above $63,480
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 $50,810, Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Social Workers tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($55,300).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($43,520).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$55,300
Social Workers$50,810
Substance Abuse Counselors$43,520
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach is 210.

Social Workers earn an average of $50,810 per year or $24.43 per hour in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach Social Workers earn an average of $54,430 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach are Health Care Social Workers($55,300), Social Workers($50,810), Substance Abuse Counselors($43,520).


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