Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $62,870 per year or $30.23 per hour.
  • The percentage of Louisiana Health Care Social Workers who work in Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #1 in Louisiana for salary and #11 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #10 in Louisiana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #116 in the nation for salary and #489 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #467 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Louisiana

Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,870 or $30.23 per hour which is 14% more than the Louisiana average salary of $55,060.

AverageNortheast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan AreaLouisiana% Difference
Hourly Wage$30.23$26.4714.20%
Annual Salary$62,870$55,06014.18%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,870 or $30.23 per hour which is 0% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNortheast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$30.23$29.960.90%
Annual Salary$62,870$62,3100.90%
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 Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $73,249 which compares to the Louisiana average annual salary of $55,060. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the Louisiana average, which means Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Louisiana average.

  • Louisiana average salary is $55,060.
  • Louisiana cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,383.
  • Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $62,870.
  • Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $73,249.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area$62,87085.83%$73,249
Louisiana$55,06092.72%$59,383
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 Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $48,600 and $69,270 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 $102,900, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $41,960, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $41,960
15%2 – 4 years6$41,960 – $48,600
25%5 – 9 years10$48,600 – $59,740
25%10 – 14 years10$59,740 – $69,270
15%15 – 20 years6$59,740 – $102,900
10%20+ years4Above $102,900
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 ($35,010).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$62,870
Substance Abuse Counselors$35,010
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,870 per year or $30.23 per hour in Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $73,249 per year or $35 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northeast Louisiana Nonmetropolitan Area are Health Care Social Workers($62,870), Substance Abuse Counselors($35,010),


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