Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Jonesboro is 50.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Jonesboro earn an average of $56,500 per year or $27.16 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arkansas Health Care Social Workers who work in Jonesboro is 5%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Jonesboro is less than 1%.

Rankings for Jonesboro

  • Ranks #3 in Arkansas for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Arkansas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #251 in the nation for salary and #450 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #457 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arkansas

Jonesboro Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,500 or $27.16 per hour which is 1% less than the Arkansas average salary of $57,650.

AverageJonesboroArkansas% Difference
Hourly Wage$27.16$27.72-2.02%
Annual Salary$56,500$57,650-1.99%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Jonesboro Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,500 or $27.16 per hour which is 9% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageJonesboroU.S.%
Hourly Wage$27.16$29.96-9.35%
Annual Salary$56,500$62,310-9.32%
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 Jonesboro earns an average annual salary of $64,764 which compares to the Arkansas average annual salary of $57,650. per year.

Cost-of-living in Jonesboro is 13% less than the Arkansas average, which means Jonesboro 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.
  • Jonesboro average salary is $56,500.
  • Jonesboro cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,764.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Jonesboro$56,50087.24%$64,764
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 Jonesboro, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $48,230 and $63,320 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 $77,570, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,890, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $38,890
15%2 – 4 years8$38,890 – $48,230
25%5 – 9 years12$48,230 – $49,870
25%10 – 14 years12$49,870 – $63,320
15%15 – 20 years8$49,870 – $77,570
10%20+ years5Above $77,570
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 ($41,070), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,300).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$56,500
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,300
Social Workers$41,070
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Jonesboro Health Care Social Workers

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

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,500 per year or $27.16 per hour in Jonesboro.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Jonesboro Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $64,764 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Jonesboro are Health Care Social Workers($56,500), Substance Abuse Counselors($49,300), Social Workers($41,070).


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

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