Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway is 500.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway earn an average of $59,860 per year or $28.78 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arkansas Health Care Social Workers who work in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway is 45%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway is less than 1%.

Rankings for Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway

  • Ranks #2 in Arkansas for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Arkansas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #170 in the nation for salary and #264 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #65 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arkansas

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,860 or $28.78 per hour which is 3% more than the Arkansas average salary of $57,650.

AverageLittle Rock-North Little Rock-ConwayArkansas% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.78$27.723.82%
Annual Salary$59,860$57,6503.83%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,860 or $28.78 per hour which is 3% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageLittle Rock-North Little Rock-ConwayU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.78$29.96-3.94%
Annual Salary$59,860$62,310-3.93%
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 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway earns an average annual salary of $64,889 which compares to the Arkansas average annual salary of $57,650. per year.

Cost-of-living in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway is 8% less than the Arkansas average, which means Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway 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.
  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway average salary is $59,860.
  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,889.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway$59,86092.25%$64,889
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 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,260 and $66,770 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 $77,990, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,670, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year50Under $38,670
15%2 – 4 years75$38,670 – $49,260
25%5 – 9 years125$49,260 – $61,860
25%10 – 14 years125$61,860 – $66,770
15%15 – 20 years75$61,860 – $77,990
10%20+ years50Above $77,990
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 $59,860, Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($90,830), Forensic Psychologists ($84,090), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($71,090), and School Psychologists ($66,720).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($41,630), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,510).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$90,830
Forensic Psychologists$84,090
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$71,090
School Psychologists$66,720
Health Care Social Workers$59,860
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,510
Social Workers$41,630
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway is 500.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,860 per year or $28.78 per hour in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $64,889 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway are Psychology Teachers($90,830), Forensic Psychologists($84,090), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($71,090).


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