Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Flagstaff is 50.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Flagstaff earn an average of $67,130 per year or $32.27 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arizona Health Care Social Workers who work in Flagstaff is 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Flagstaff is less than 1%.

Rankings for Flagstaff

  • Ranks #2 in Arizona for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Arizona for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #63 in the nation for salary and #90 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #446 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arizona

Flagstaff Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $67,130 or $32.27 per hour which is 10% more than the Arizona average salary of $60,790.

AverageFlagstaffArizona% Difference
Hourly Wage$32.27$29.2310.40%
Annual Salary$67,130$60,79010.43%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Flagstaff Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $67,130 or $32.27 per hour which is 7% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageFlagstaffU.S.%
Hourly Wage$32.27$29.967.71%
Annual Salary$67,130$62,3107.74%
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 Flagstaff earns an average annual salary of $67,658 which compares to the Arizona average annual salary of $60,790. per year.

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

  • Arizona average salary is $60,790.
  • Arizona cost-of-living adjusted salary is $61,361.
  • Flagstaff average salary is $67,130.
  • Flagstaff cost-of-living adjusted salary is $67,658.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Flagstaff$67,13099.22%$67,658
Arizona$60,79099.07%$61,361
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 Flagstaff, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $48,890 and $77,670 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 $98,250, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,020, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $38,020
15%2 – 4 years8$38,020 – $48,890
25%5 – 9 years12$48,890 – $63,530
25%10 – 14 years12$63,530 – $77,670
15%15 – 20 years8$63,530 – $98,250
10%20+ years5Above $98,250
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 ($44,160), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($59,320).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$67,130
Substance Abuse Counselors$59,320
Social Workers$44,160
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Flagstaff Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Flagstaff is 50.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $67,130 per year or $32.27 per hour in Flagstaff.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Flagstaff Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $67,658 per year or $33 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Flagstaff are Health Care Social Workers($67,130), Substance Abuse Counselors($59,320), Social Workers($44,160).


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