Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Topeka is 150.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Topeka earn an average of $62,260 per year or $29.93 per hour.
  • The percentage of Kansas Health Care Social Workers who work in Topeka is 10%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Topeka is less than 1%.

Rankings for Topeka

  • Ranks #1 in Kansas for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Kansas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #127 in the nation for salary and #345 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #209 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Kansas

Topeka Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,260 or $29.93 per hour which is 3% more than the Kansas average salary of $59,940.

AverageTopekaKansas% Difference
Hourly Wage$29.93$28.823.85%
Annual Salary$62,260$59,9403.87%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Topeka Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,260 or $29.93 per hour which is 0% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageTopekaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$29.93$29.96-0.10%
Annual Salary$62,260$62,310-0.08%
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 Topeka earns an average annual salary of $69,185 which compares to the Kansas average annual salary of $59,940. per year.

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

  • Kansas average salary is $59,940.
  • Kansas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,898.
  • Topeka average salary is $62,260.
  • Topeka cost-of-living adjusted salary is $69,185.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Topeka$62,26089.99%$69,185
Kansas$59,94092.36%$64,898
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 Topeka, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $48,890 and $61,780 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 $77,860, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $47,040, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year15Under $47,040
15%2 – 4 years22$47,040 – $48,890
25%5 – 9 years38$48,890 – $60,110
25%10 – 14 years38$60,110 – $61,780
15%15 – 20 years22$60,110 – $77,860
10%20+ years15Above $77,860
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 $62,260, Topeka Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($68,400).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($47,400), Social Workers ($49,990), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($52,470).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$68,400
Health Care Social Workers$62,260
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$52,470
Social Workers$49,990
Substance Abuse Counselors$47,400
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Topeka Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Topeka is 150.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,260 per year or $29.93 per hour in Topeka.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Topeka Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $69,185 per year or $33 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Topeka are School Psychologists($68,400), Health Care Social Workers($62,260), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($52,470).


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