Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 50.
  • Health Care Social Workers in East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $52,900 per year or $25.43 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arkansas Health Care Social Workers who work in East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 5%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #7 in Arkansas for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Arkansas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #371 in the nation for salary and #492 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #451 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arkansas

East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,900 or $25.43 per hour which is 8% less than the Arkansas average salary of $57,650.

AverageEast Arkansas Nonmetropolitan AreaArkansas% Difference
Hourly Wage$25.43$27.72-8.26%
Annual Salary$52,900$57,650-8.24%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,900 or $25.43 per hour which is 15% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageEast Arkansas Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$25.43$29.96-15.12%
Annual Salary$52,900$62,310-15.10%
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 East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $61,908 which compares to the Arkansas average annual salary of $57,650. per year.

Cost-of-living in East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 15% less than the Arkansas average, which means East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Arkansas average.

  • Arkansas average salary is $57,650.
  • Arkansas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,645.
  • East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $52,900.
  • East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $61,908.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area$52,90085.45%$61,908
Arkansas$57,65089.18%$64,645
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 East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $38,530 and $62,020 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 $63,350, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $30,640, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $30,640
15%2 – 4 years8$30,640 – $38,530
25%5 – 9 years12$38,530 – $49,590
25%10 – 14 years12$49,590 – $62,020
15%15 – 20 years8$49,590 – $63,350
10%20+ years5Above $63,350
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 $52,900, East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,260).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($38,430).

TitleAnnual Salary
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,260
Health Care Social Workers$52,900
Social Workers$38,430
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 50.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,900 per year or $25.43 per hour in East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,908 per year or $30 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in East Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area are Substance Abuse Counselors($54,260), Health Care Social Workers($52,900), Social Workers($38,430).


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

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