There are a number of factors that go into determining staff compensation. These include national and state salary benchmarks, local market forces, the local unemployment rate, and the ancillary benefit package—such as vacation and health care. For executive teams, setting compensation at the right level can go along way in the recruitment and retention process. To assist, provider organizations in the benchmarking process, our market intelligence team compiled the latest available wage statistics for common clinical professional positions in the health and human services.
This report includes information on changes in wages over time and wages by state for the following clinical professions and their sub-professions: Physicians, nurses, psychologists, counselors, social workers, direct support professionals.