Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Ann Arbor is 600.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Ann Arbor earn an average of $66,500 per year or $31.97 per hour.
  • The percentage of Michigan Health Care Social Workers who work in Ann Arbor is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Ann Arbor is less than 1%.

Rankings for Ann Arbor

  • Ranks #1 in Michigan for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Michigan for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #69 in the nation for salary and #95 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #59 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Michigan

Ann Arbor Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,500 or $31.97 per hour which is 11% more than the Michigan average salary of $59,390.

AverageAnn ArborMichigan% Difference
Hourly Wage$31.97$28.5511.98%
Annual Salary$66,500$59,39011.97%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Ann Arbor Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,500 or $31.97 per hour which is 6% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageAnn ArborU.S.%
Hourly Wage$31.97$29.966.71%
Annual Salary$66,500$62,3106.72%
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 Ann Arbor earns an average annual salary of $67,151 which compares to the Michigan average annual salary of $59,390. per year.

Cost-of-living in Ann Arbor is 1% less than the Michigan average, which means Ann Arbor residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Michigan average.

  • Michigan average salary is $59,390.
  • Michigan cost-of-living adjusted salary is $63,154.
  • Ann Arbor average salary is $66,500.
  • Ann Arbor cost-of-living adjusted salary is $67,151.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Ann Arbor$66,50099.03%$67,151
Michigan$59,39094.04%$63,154
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 Ann Arbor, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $61,860 and $78,180 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 $78,390, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $49,490, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year60Under $49,490
15%2 – 4 years90$49,490 – $61,860
25%5 – 9 years150$61,860 – $63,420
25%10 – 14 years150$63,420 – $78,180
15%15 – 20 years90$63,420 – $78,390
10%20+ years60Above $78,390
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 $66,500, Ann Arbor Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($117,020), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($85,960), and School Psychologists ($79,050).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($52,870), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($58,440).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$117,020
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$85,960
School Psychologists$79,050
Health Care Social Workers$66,500
Substance Abuse Counselors$58,440
Social Workers$52,870
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Ann Arbor Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Ann Arbor is 600.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $66,500 per year or $31.97 per hour in Ann Arbor.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Ann Arbor Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $67,151 per year or $32 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Ann Arbor are Psychology Teachers($117,020), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($85,960), School Psychologists($79,050).


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

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