Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Fort Smith
Compared to Arkansas
Fort Smith Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $51,010 or $24.52 per hour which is 11% less than the Arkansas average salary of $57,650.
|Average||Fort Smith||Arkansas||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Fort Smith Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $51,010 or $24.52 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Health Care Social Workers in Fort Smith earns an average annual salary of $57,135 which compares to the Arkansas average annual salary of $57,650. per year.
Cost-of-living in Fort Smith is 11% less than the Arkansas average, which means Fort Smith residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Arkansas average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Fort Smith, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $37,090 and $58,260 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 $74,330, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $30,570, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||11||Under $30,570|
|15%||2 – 4 years||16||$30,570 – $37,090|
|25%||5 – 9 years||28||$37,090 – $47,500|
|25%||10 – 14 years||28||$47,500 – $58,260|
|15%||15 – 20 years||16||$47,500 – $74,330|
|10%||20+ years||11||Above $74,330|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $51,010, Fort Smith Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Substance Abuse Counselors ($51,410).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($41,860).
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$51,410|
|Health Care Social Workers||$51,010|
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Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data