Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Bangor is 80.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Bangor earn an average of $62,540 per year or $30.07 per hour.
  • The percentage of Maine Health Care Social Workers who work in Bangor is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Bangor is less than 1%.

Rankings for Bangor

  • Ranks #1 in Maine for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Maine for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #123 in the nation for salary and #253 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #337 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Maine

Bangor Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,540 or $30.07 per hour which is 6% more than the Maine average salary of $58,900.

AverageBangorMaine% Difference
Hourly Wage$30.07$28.326.18%
Annual Salary$62,540$58,9006.18%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Bangor Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,540 or $30.07 per hour which is 0% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageBangorU.S.%
Hourly Wage$30.07$29.960.37%
Annual Salary$62,540$62,3100.37%
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, Health Care Social Workers in Bangor earns an average annual salary of $67,655 which compares to the Maine average annual salary of $58,900. per year.

Cost-of-living in Bangor is 8% less than the Maine average, which means Bangor residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Maine average.

  • Maine average salary is $58,900.
  • Maine cost-of-living adjusted salary is $60,860.
  • Bangor average salary is $62,540.
  • Bangor cost-of-living adjusted salary is $67,655.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Bangor$62,54092.44%$67,655
Maine$58,90096.78%$60,860
U.S.$62,310$62,310
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Bangor, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,710 and $63,550 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn more than $77,860, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $48,630, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $48,630
15%2 – 4 years12$48,630 – $49,710
25%5 – 9 years20$49,710 – $61,860
25%10 – 14 years20$61,860 – $63,550
15%15 – 20 years12$61,860 – $77,860
10%20+ years8Above $77,860
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($56,770), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($57,920).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$62,540
Substance Abuse Counselors$57,920
Social Workers$56,770
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Bangor Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Bangor is 80.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,540 per year or $30.07 per hour in Bangor.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Bangor Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $67,655 per year or $33 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Bangor are Health Care Social Workers($62,540), Substance Abuse Counselors($57,920), Social Workers($56,770).


Additional Salary Reports for Health Care Social Workers in Maine cities and Metros and U.S. States.

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