Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Pueblo is 110.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Pueblo earn an average of $50,750 per year or $24.40 per hour.
  • The percentage of Colorado Health Care Social Workers who work in Pueblo is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Pueblo is less than 1%.

Rankings for Pueblo

  • Ranks #9 in Colorado for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Colorado for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #417 in the nation for salary and #336 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #272 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Colorado

Pueblo Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,750 or $24.40 per hour which is 13% less than the Colorado average salary of $58,450.

AveragePuebloColorado% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.40$28.10-13.17%
Annual Salary$50,750$58,450-13.17%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Pueblo Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,750 or $24.40 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AveragePuebloU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.40$29.96-18.56%
Annual Salary$50,750$62,310-18.55%
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 Pueblo earns an average annual salary of $56,245 which compares to the Colorado average annual salary of $58,450. per year.

Cost-of-living in Pueblo is 10% less than the Colorado average, which means Pueblo residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Colorado average.

  • Colorado average salary is $58,450.
  • Colorado cost-of-living adjusted salary is $56,819.
  • Pueblo average salary is $50,750.
  • Pueblo cost-of-living adjusted salary is $56,245.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Pueblo$50,75090.23%$56,245
Colorado$58,450102.87%$56,819
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 Pueblo, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $44,560 and $54,680 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 $63,580, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $36,900, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year11Under $36,900
15%2 – 4 years16$36,900 – $44,560
25%5 – 9 years28$44,560 – $47,040
25%10 – 14 years28$47,040 – $54,680
15%15 – 20 years16$47,040 – $63,580
10%20+ years11Above $63,580
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 $50,750, Pueblo Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($100,240), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,870).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($47,320).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$100,240
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,870
Health Care Social Workers$50,750
Social Workers$47,320
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Pueblo Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Pueblo is 110.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,750 per year or $24.40 per hour in Pueblo.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Pueblo Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,245 per year or $27 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Pueblo are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($100,240), Substance Abuse Counselors($52,870), Health Care Social Workers($50,750).


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

Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data