Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Lewiston is 30.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Lewiston earn an average of $57,880 per year or $27.83 per hour.
  • The percentage of Idaho Health Care Social Workers who work in Lewiston is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Lewiston is less than 1%.

Rankings for Lewiston

  • Ranks #6 in Idaho for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Idaho for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #216 in the nation for salary and #369 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #494 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Idaho

Lewiston Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,880 or $27.83 per hour which is 9% less than the Idaho average salary of $63,990.

AverageLewistonIdaho% Difference
Hourly Wage$27.83$30.77-9.55%
Annual Salary$57,880$63,990-9.55%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Lewiston Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,880 or $27.83 per hour which is 7% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageLewistonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$27.83$29.96-7.11%
Annual Salary$57,880$62,310-7.11%
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 Lewiston earns an average annual salary of $64,808 which compares to the Idaho average annual salary of $63,990. per year.

Cost-of-living in Lewiston is 11% less than the Idaho average, which means Lewiston 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.
  • Lewiston average salary is $57,880.
  • Lewiston cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,808.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Lewiston$57,88089.31%$64,808
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 Lewiston, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $48,380 and $66,570 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 $80,270, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $40,010, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $40,010
15%2 – 4 years4$40,010 – $48,380
25%5 – 9 years8$48,380 – $53,670
25%10 – 14 years8$53,670 – $66,570
15%15 – 20 years4$53,670 – $80,270
10%20+ years3Above $80,270
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 ($52,380), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($57,260).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$57,880
Substance Abuse Counselors$57,260
Social Workers$52,380
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Lewiston Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Lewiston is 30.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,880 per year or $27.83 per hour in Lewiston.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Lewiston Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $64,808 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Lewiston are Health Care Social Workers($57,880), Substance Abuse Counselors($57,260), Social Workers($52,380).


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

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