Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is 420.
  • Social Workers in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $49,620 per year or $23.86 per hour.
  • The percentage of Vermont Social Workers who work in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #3 in Vermont for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Vermont for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #217 in the nation for salary and #115 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #172 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Vermont

Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $49,620 or $23.86 per hour which is 6% less than the Vermont average salary of $53,060.

AverageNorthern Vermont Nonmetropolitan AreaVermont% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.86$25.51-6.47%
Annual Salary$49,620$53,060-6.48%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $49,620 or $23.86 per hour which is 9% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageNorthern Vermont Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.86$26.39-9.59%
Annual Salary$49,620$54,880-9.58%
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 Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $50,845 which compares to the Vermont average annual salary of $53,060. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is 2% less than the Vermont average, which means Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Vermont average.

  • Vermont average salary is $53,060.
  • Vermont cost-of-living adjusted salary is $53,407.
  • Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $49,620.
  • Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $50,845.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area$49,62097.59%$50,845
Vermont$53,06099.35%$53,407
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 Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $37,200 and $59,360 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $75,000, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $36,910, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year42Under $36,910
15%2 – 4 years63$36,910 – $37,200
25%5 – 9 years105$37,200 – $46,910
25%10 – 14 years105$46,910 – $59,360
15%15 – 20 years63$46,910 – $75,000
10%20+ years42Above $75,000
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 $49,620, Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($73,020), and Health Care Social Workers ($55,300).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,780).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$73,020
Health Care Social Workers$55,300
Social Workers$49,620
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,780
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area is 420.

Social Workers earn an average of $49,620 per year or $23.86 per hour in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $50,845 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($73,020), Health Care Social Workers($55,300), Social Workers($49,620).


Additional Salary Reports for Social Workers in Vermont cities and Metros and U.S. States.

Official Data Sources for Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data