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Substance Abuse Social Workers in Ohio

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16.0% Jobs Projection
$40,240 Median Salary
640 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Substance Abuse Social Workers in Ohio are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Substance Abuse Social Workers in Ohio is growing faster than average.

  • Substance Abuse Social Workers in Ohio earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Substance Abuse Social Workers Work in Ohio?

There were approximately 6,030 workers employed as Substance Abuse Social Workers in this state in 2018.

There were 4,830 Substance Abuse Social Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Substance Abuse Social Workers in OH Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,160 Substance Abuse Social Workers working in it, which means Ohio has more Substance Abuse Social Workers than average.

Substance Abuse Social Workers in OH vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Substance Abuse Social Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 16.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.4%.

Job Projections for Substance Abuse Social Workers: Nation vs. OH

Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 640 annual job openings, and a total of 6,020 jobs for Ohio Substance Abuse Social Workers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 15,900 annual jobs and 147,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Substance Abuse Social Workers Make in Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Substance Abuse Social Workers ranged from $28,920 to $65,420 with $40,240 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.91 to $31.45. The median hourly rate was $19.35.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.45 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.90.

The median salary in Ohio is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Substance Abuse Social Workers Earnings: OH vs. National Average

Top Ohio Metros for Substance Abuse Social Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Substance Abuse Social Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 1,160 $38,860
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 900 $41,560
Columbus, OH 870 $47,390
Toledo, OH 630 $39,840
Dayton, OH 340 $40,260
Akron, OH 330 $42,830
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 320 $36,850
Canton-Massillon, OH 180 $34,630
Wheeling, WV-OH 110 $35,490
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 100 $30,890
Mansfield, OH 80 $32,130
Lima, OH 80 $47,540
Springfield, OH 50 $35,680

Top States for Substance Abuse Social Workers Employment

View the list below to see where most Substance Abuse Social Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 14,840 $56,000
New York 11,470 $59,250
Pennsylvania 7,860 $36,930
Massachusetts 6,880 $38,330
Texas 6,090 $37,630
Ohio 6,030 $40,240
Virginia 4,720 $47,470
Michigan 4,050 $50,140
Florida 3,760 $38,240
Illinois 3,570 $43,100
Minnesota 2,830 $51,890
Arizona 2,700 $36,570
North Carolina 2,470 $48,550
Wisconsin 2,360 $44,880
Indiana 2,250 $38,270
Washington 2,210 $52,270
Oregon 2,090 $46,270
Maryland 2,090 $45,430
Missouri 2,050 $37,320
Connecticut 1,850 $62,430

Below are the states where Substance Abuse Social Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $73,840
District of Columbia $71,110
Connecticut $62,430
New York $59,250
Nevada $59,070
New Hampshire $56,940
California $56,000
Hawaii $54,110
Washington $52,270
Minnesota $51,890

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Occupation OH Employment Total
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Healthcare Social Workers 7,120

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