Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Yuma is 100.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Yuma earn an average of $55,520 per year or $26.69 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arizona Health Care Social Workers who work in Yuma is 3%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Yuma is less than 1%.

Rankings for Yuma

  • Ranks #7 in Arizona for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Arizona for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #282 in the nation for salary and #392 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #289 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arizona

Yuma Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,520 or $26.69 per hour which is 8% less than the Arizona average salary of $60,790.

AverageYumaArizona% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.69$29.23-8.69%
Annual Salary$55,520$60,790-8.67%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Yuma Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,520 or $26.69 per hour which is 10% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageYumaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.69$29.96-10.91%
Annual Salary$55,520$62,310-10.90%
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 Yuma earns an average annual salary of $62,579 which compares to the Arizona average annual salary of $60,790. per year.

Cost-of-living in Yuma is 11% less than the Arizona average, which means Yuma 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.
  • Yuma average salary is $55,520.
  • Yuma cost-of-living adjusted salary is $62,579.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Yuma$55,52088.72%$62,579
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 Yuma, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $36,900 and $72,700 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 $98,230, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $36,900, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year10Under $36,900
15%2 – 4 years15$36,900 – $36,900
25%5 – 9 years25$36,900 – $46,330
25%10 – 14 years25$46,330 – $72,700
15%15 – 20 years15$46,330 – $98,230
10%20+ years10Above $98,230
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 ($42,860), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,150).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$55,520
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,150
Social Workers$42,860
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Yuma Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Yuma is 100.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,520 per year or $26.69 per hour in Yuma.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Yuma Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,579 per year or $30 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Yuma are Health Care Social Workers($55,520), Substance Abuse Counselors($54,150), Social Workers($42,860).


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