Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area is 70.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $65,100 per year or $31.30 per hour.
  • The percentage of Idaho Health Care Social Workers who work in Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #4 in Idaho for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Idaho for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #90 in the nation for salary and #399 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #363 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Idaho

Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,100 or $31.30 per hour which is 1% more than the Idaho average salary of $63,990.

AverageNorthwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan AreaIdaho% Difference
Hourly Wage$31.30$30.771.72%
Annual Salary$65,100$63,9901.73%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,100 or $31.30 per hour which is 4% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNorthwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$31.30$29.964.47%
Annual Salary$65,100$62,3104.48%
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 Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $73,526 which compares to the Idaho average annual salary of $63,990. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Idaho average, which means Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $65,100.
  • Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $73,526.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area$65,10088.54%$73,526
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 Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,840 and $81,020 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 $81,520, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $47,240, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $47,240
15%2 – 4 years10$47,240 – $49,840
25%5 – 9 years18$49,840 – $63,090
25%10 – 14 years18$63,090 – $81,020
15%15 – 20 years10$63,090 – $81,520
10%20+ years7Above $81,520
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 ($44,690), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,770).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$65,100
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,770
Social Workers$44,690
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area is 70.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,100 per year or $31.30 per hour in Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $73,526 per year or $35 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northwestern Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area are Health Care Social Workers($65,100), Substance Abuse Counselors($54,770), Social Workers($44,690).


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