Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Shreveport-Bossier City is 240.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Shreveport-Bossier City earn an average of $57,090 per year or $27.45 per hour.
  • The percentage of Louisiana Health Care Social Workers who work in Shreveport-Bossier City is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Shreveport-Bossier City is less than 1%.

Rankings for Shreveport-Bossier City

  • Ranks #4 in Louisiana for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Louisiana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #237 in the nation for salary and #314 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #119 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Louisiana

Shreveport-Bossier City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,090 or $27.45 per hour which is 3% more than the Louisiana average salary of $55,060.

AverageShreveport-Bossier CityLouisiana% Difference
Hourly Wage$27.45$26.473.70%
Annual Salary$57,090$55,0603.69%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Shreveport-Bossier City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,090 or $27.45 per hour which is 8% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageShreveport-Bossier CityU.S.%
Hourly Wage$27.45$29.96-8.38%
Annual Salary$57,090$62,310-8.38%
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 Shreveport-Bossier City earns an average annual salary of $62,599 which compares to the Louisiana average annual salary of $55,060. per year.

Cost-of-living in Shreveport-Bossier City is 9% less than the Louisiana average, which means Shreveport-Bossier City 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.
  • Shreveport-Bossier City average salary is $57,090.
  • Shreveport-Bossier City cost-of-living adjusted salary is $62,599.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Shreveport-Bossier City$57,09091.20%$62,599
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 Shreveport-Bossier City, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $46,840 and $63,320 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 $80,740, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $36,770, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year24Under $36,770
15%2 – 4 years36$36,770 – $46,840
25%5 – 9 years60$46,840 – $59,930
25%10 – 14 years60$59,930 – $63,320
15%15 – 20 years36$59,930 – $80,740
10%20+ years24Above $80,740
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 ($41,620), and Social Workers ($45,270).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$57,090
Social Workers$45,270
Substance Abuse Counselors$41,620
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Shreveport-Bossier City Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Shreveport-Bossier City is 240.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,090 per year or $27.45 per hour in Shreveport-Bossier City.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Shreveport-Bossier City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $62,599 per year or $30 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Shreveport-Bossier City are Health Care Social Workers($57,090), Social Workers($45,270), Substance Abuse Counselors($41,620).


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