Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is 220.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $45,770 per year or $22.00 per hour.
  • The percentage of Missouri Health Care Social Workers who work in Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #8 in Missouri for salary and #9 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Missouri for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #479 in the nation for salary and #483 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #130 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Missouri

Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $45,770 or $22.00 per hour which is 10% less than the Missouri average salary of $51,340.

AverageCentral Missouri Nonmetropolitan AreaMissouri% Difference
Hourly Wage$22$24.69-10.90%
Annual Salary$45,770$51,340-10.85%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $45,770 or $22.00 per hour which is 26% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageCentral Missouri Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$22$29.96-26.57%
Annual Salary$45,770$62,310-26.54%
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 Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $53,277 which compares to the Missouri average annual salary of $51,340. per year.

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

  • Missouri average salary is $51,340.
  • Missouri cost-of-living adjusted salary is $55,509.
  • Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $45,770.
  • Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $53,277.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area$45,77085.91%$53,277
Missouri$51,34092.49%$55,509
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 Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $36,680 and $49,990 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 $63,350, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $30,570, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year22Under $30,570
15%2 – 4 years33$30,570 – $36,680
25%5 – 9 years55$36,680 – $43,780
25%10 – 14 years55$43,780 – $49,990
15%15 – 20 years33$43,780 – $63,350
10%20+ years22Above $63,350
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 $45,770, Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($81,900), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($70,240).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($39,770), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($41,920).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$81,900
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$70,240
Health Care Social Workers$45,770
Substance Abuse Counselors$41,920
Social Workers$39,770
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is 220.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $45,770 per year or $22.00 per hour in Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $53,277 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Central Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($81,900), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($70,240), Health Care Social Workers($45,770).


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

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