Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Jefferson City is 80.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Jefferson City earn an average of $50,070 per year or $24.07 per hour.
  • The percentage of Missouri Health Care Social Workers who work in Jefferson City is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Jefferson City is less than 1%.

Rankings for Jefferson City

  • Ranks #5 in Missouri for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #12 in Missouri for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #432 in the nation for salary and #381 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #356 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Missouri

Jefferson City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,070 or $24.07 per hour which is 2% less than the Missouri average salary of $51,340.

AverageJefferson CityMissouri% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.07$24.69-2.51%
Annual Salary$50,070$51,340-2.47%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Jefferson City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,070 or $24.07 per hour which is 19% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageJefferson CityU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.07$29.96-19.66%
Annual Salary$50,070$62,310-19.64%
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 Jefferson City earns an average annual salary of $56,322 which compares to the Missouri average annual salary of $51,340. per year.

Cost-of-living in Jefferson City is 11% less than the Missouri average, which means Jefferson City 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.
  • Jefferson City average salary is $50,070.
  • Jefferson City cost-of-living adjusted salary is $56,322.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Jefferson City$50,07088.90%$56,322
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 Jefferson City, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $37,020 and $60,630 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 $76,920, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $30,990, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $30,990
15%2 – 4 years12$30,990 – $37,020
25%5 – 9 years20$37,020 – $47,980
25%10 – 14 years20$47,980 – $60,630
15%15 – 20 years12$47,980 – $76,920
10%20+ years8Above $76,920
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 $50,070, Jefferson City Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($113,770).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($38,820), and Social Workers ($42,830).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$113,770
Health Care Social Workers$50,070
Social Workers$42,830
Substance Abuse Counselors$38,820
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Jefferson City Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Jefferson City is 80.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,070 per year or $24.07 per hour in Jefferson City.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Jefferson City Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,322 per year or $27 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Jefferson City are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($113,770), Health Care Social Workers($50,070), Social Workers($42,830).


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