Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Pocatello is 40.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Pocatello earn an average of $62,140 per year or $29.87 per hour.
  • The percentage of Idaho Health Care Social Workers who work in Pocatello is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Pocatello is less than 1%.

Rankings for Pocatello

  • Ranks #5 in Idaho for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Idaho for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #133 in the nation for salary and #438 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #464 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Idaho

Pocatello Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,140 or $29.87 per hour which is 2% less than the Idaho average salary of $63,990.

AveragePocatelloIdaho% Difference
Hourly Wage$29.87$30.77-2.92%
Annual Salary$62,140$63,990-2.89%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Pocatello Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,140 or $29.87 per hour which is 0% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AveragePocatelloU.S.%
Hourly Wage$29.87$29.96-0.30%
Annual Salary$62,140$62,310-0.27%
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 Pocatello earns an average annual salary of $71,001 which compares to the Idaho average annual salary of $63,990. per year.

Cost-of-living in Pocatello is 12% less than the Idaho average, which means Pocatello 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.
  • Pocatello average salary is $62,140.
  • Pocatello cost-of-living adjusted salary is $71,001.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Pocatello$62,14087.52%$71,001
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 Pocatello, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $46,870 and $76,900 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 $78,220, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $44,010, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $44,010
15%2 – 4 years6$44,010 – $46,870
25%5 – 9 years10$46,870 – $61,690
25%10 – 14 years10$61,690 – $76,900
15%15 – 20 years6$61,690 – $78,220
10%20+ years4Above $78,220
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 Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,550).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$62,140
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,550
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Pocatello Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Pocatello is 40.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,140 per year or $29.87 per hour in Pocatello.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Pocatello Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $71,001 per year or $34 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Pocatello are Health Care Social Workers($62,140), Substance Abuse Counselors($48,550),


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

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