Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in St. Cloud is 120.
  • Health Care Social Workers in St. Cloud earn an average of $57,530 per year or $27.66 per hour.
  • The percentage of Minnesota Health Care Social Workers who work in St. Cloud is 3%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in St. Cloud is less than 1%.

Rankings for St. Cloud

  • Ranks #8 in Minnesota for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Minnesota for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #226 in the nation for salary and #239 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #250 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Minnesota

St. Cloud Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,530 or $27.66 per hour which is 8% less than the Minnesota average salary of $62,740.

AverageSt. CloudMinnesota% Difference
Hourly Wage$27.66$30.16-8.29%
Annual Salary$57,530$62,740-8.30%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

St. Cloud Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,530 or $27.66 per hour which is 7% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSt. CloudU.S.%
Hourly Wage$27.66$29.96-7.68%
Annual Salary$57,530$62,310-7.67%
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 St. Cloud earns an average annual salary of $61,940 which compares to the Minnesota average annual salary of $62,740. per year.

Cost-of-living in St. Cloud is 7% less than the Minnesota average, which means St. Cloud residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Minnesota average.

  • Minnesota average salary is $62,740.
  • Minnesota cost-of-living adjusted salary is $63,618.
  • St. Cloud average salary is $57,530.
  • St. Cloud cost-of-living adjusted salary is $61,940.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
St. Cloud$57,53092.88%$61,940
Minnesota$62,74098.62%$63,618
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 St. Cloud, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,230 and $63,550 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 $81,020, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,960, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year12Under $38,960
15%2 – 4 years18$38,960 – $47,230
25%5 – 9 years30$47,230 – $58,900
25%10 – 14 years30$58,900 – $63,550
15%15 – 20 years18$58,900 – $81,020
10%20+ years12Above $81,020
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 $57,530, St. Cloud Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($105,880), Psychology Teachers ($75,730), Marriage and Family Therapists ($58,920), and Social Workers ($58,580).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,970).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$105,880
Psychology Teachers$75,730
Marriage and Family Therapists$58,920
Social Workers$58,580
Health Care Social Workers$57,530
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,970
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for St. Cloud Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in St. Cloud is 120.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,530 per year or $27.66 per hour in St. Cloud.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in St. Cloud Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,940 per year or $30 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in St. Cloud are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($105,880), Psychology Teachers($75,730), Marriage and Family Therapists($58,920).


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

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