Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.
  • Health Care Social Workers in South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $53,200 per year or $25.58 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arkansas Health Care Social Workers who work in South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 5%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #5 in Arkansas for salary and #9 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Arkansas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #359 in the nation for salary and #499 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #410 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arkansas

South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $53,200 or $25.58 per hour which is 7% less than the Arkansas average salary of $57,650.

AverageSouth Arkansas Nonmetropolitan AreaArkansas% Difference
Hourly Wage$25.58$27.72-7.72%
Annual Salary$53,200$57,650-7.72%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $53,200 or $25.58 per hour which is 14% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSouth Arkansas Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$25.58$29.96-14.62%
Annual Salary$53,200$62,310-14.62%
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 South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $62,259 which compares to the Arkansas average annual salary of $57,650. per year.

Cost-of-living in South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 15% less than the Arkansas average, which means South 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.
  • South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $53,200.
  • South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $62,259.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area$53,20085.45%$62,259
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 South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $46,890 and $61,510 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 $73,690, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $37,020, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $37,020
15%2 – 4 years9$37,020 – $46,890
25%5 – 9 years15$46,890 – $48,730
25%10 – 14 years15$48,730 – $61,510
15%15 – 20 years9$48,730 – $73,690
10%20+ years6Above $73,690
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 ($39,350), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,130).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$53,200
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,130
Social Workers$39,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $53,200 per year or $25.58 per hour in South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,259 per year or $30 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in South Arkansas Nonmetropolitan Area are Health Care Social Workers($53,200), Substance Abuse Counselors($46,130), Social Workers($39,350).


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