Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Burlington-South Burlington
Compared to Vermont
Burlington-South Burlington Social Workers earn an average of $56,490 or $27.16 per hour which is 6% more than the Vermont average salary of $53,060.
|Average||Burlington-South Burlington||Vermont||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Burlington-South Burlington Social Workers earn an average of $56,490 or $27.16 per hour which is 2% more than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Social Workers in Burlington-South Burlington earns an average annual salary of $57,885 which compares to the Vermont average annual salary of $53,060. per year.
Cost-of-living in Burlington-South Burlington is 2% less than the Vermont average, which means Burlington-South Burlington residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Vermont average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Burlington-South Burlington, 50% of Social Workers earn between $47,780 and $61,710 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.
About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $76,410, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $38,320, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||33||Under $38,320|
|15%||2 – 4 years||50||$38,320 – $47,780|
|25%||5 – 9 years||82||$47,780 – $60,250|
|25%||10 – 14 years||82||$60,250 – $61,710|
|15%||15 – 20 years||50||$60,250 – $76,410|
|10%||20+ years||33||Above $76,410|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $56,490, Burlington-South Burlington Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($78,790), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($66,600), and Health Care Social Workers ($61,010).
However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,490).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$66,600|
|Health Care Social Workers||$61,010|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$50,490|
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