Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Boise City is 320.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Boise City earn an average of $65,430 per year or $31.46 per hour.
  • The percentage of Idaho Health Care Social Workers who work in Boise City is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Boise City is less than 1%.

Rankings for Boise City

  • Ranks #3 in Idaho for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Idaho for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #82 in the nation for salary and #217 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #89 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Idaho

Boise City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,430 or $31.46 per hour which is 2% more than the Idaho average salary of $63,990.

AverageBoise CityIdaho% Difference
Hourly Wage$31.46$30.772.24%
Annual Salary$65,430$63,9902.25%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Boise City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,430 or $31.46 per hour which is 5% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageBoise CityU.S.%
Hourly Wage$31.46$29.965.01%
Annual Salary$65,430$62,3105.01%
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 Boise City earns an average annual salary of $70,001 which compares to the Idaho average annual salary of $63,990. per year.

Cost-of-living in Boise City is 7% less than the Idaho average, which means Boise City residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Idaho average.

  • Idaho average salary is $63,990.
  • Idaho cost-of-living adjusted salary is $70,164.
  • Boise City average salary is $65,430.
  • Boise City cost-of-living adjusted salary is $70,001.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Boise City$65,43093.47%$70,001
Idaho$63,99091.20%$70,164
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 Boise City, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,730 and $77,350 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 $83,650, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $48,070, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year32Under $48,070
15%2 – 4 years48$48,070 – $49,730
25%5 – 9 years80$49,730 – $61,730
25%10 – 14 years80$61,730 – $77,350
15%15 – 20 years48$61,730 – $83,650
10%20+ years32Above $83,650
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 $65,430, Boise City Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($89,050), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($69,930).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($48,690), Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,990), Marriage and Family Therapists ($54,620), and School Psychologists ($56,990).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$89,050
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$69,930
Health Care Social Workers$65,430
School Psychologists$56,990
Marriage and Family Therapists$54,620
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,990
Social Workers$48,690
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Boise City Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Boise City is 320.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,430 per year or $31.46 per hour in Boise City.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Boise City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $70,001 per year or $34 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Boise City are Forensic Psychologists($89,050), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($69,930), Health Care Social Workers($65,430).


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

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