Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 120.
  • Health Care Social Workers in North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $50,530 per year or $24.29 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arkansas Health Care Social Workers who work in North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #9 in Arkansas for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Arkansas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #425 in the nation for salary and #493 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #258 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arkansas

North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,530 or $24.29 per hour which is 12% less than the Arkansas average salary of $57,650.

AverageNorth Arkansas Nonmetropolitan AreaArkansas% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.29$27.72-12.37%
Annual Salary$50,530$57,650-12.35%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,530 or $24.29 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNorth Arkansas Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.29$29.96-18.93%
Annual Salary$50,530$62,310-18.91%
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 North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $59,134 which compares to the Arkansas average annual salary of $57,650. per year.

Cost-of-living in North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 15% less than the Arkansas average, which means North 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.
  • North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $50,530.
  • North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,134.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area$50,53085.45%$59,134
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 North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $30,640 and $60,110 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 $74,740, 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.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year12Under $30,570
15%2 – 4 years18$30,570 – $30,640
25%5 – 9 years30$30,640 – $48,040
25%10 – 14 years30$48,040 – $60,110
15%15 – 20 years18$48,040 – $74,740
10%20+ years12Above $74,740
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 $50,530, North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($58,060), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,980).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($37,960).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$58,060
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,980
Health Care Social Workers$50,530
Social Workers$37,960
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 120.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,530 per year or $24.29 per hour in North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,134 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in North Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($58,060), Substance Abuse Counselors($50,980), Health Care Social Workers($50,530).


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