Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is 140.
  • Health Care Social Workers in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $47,760 per year or $22.96 per hour.
  • The percentage of Missouri Health Care Social Workers who work in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #7 in Missouri for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Missouri for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #461 in the nation for salary and #484 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #213 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Missouri

North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $47,760 or $22.96 per hour which is 6% less than the Missouri average salary of $51,340.

AverageNorth Missouri Nonmetropolitan AreaMissouri% Difference
Hourly Wage$22.96$24.69-7.01%
Annual Salary$47,760$51,340-6.97%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $47,760 or $22.96 per hour which is 23% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNorth Missouri Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$22.96$29.96-23.36%
Annual Salary$47,760$62,310-23.35%
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 North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $55,593 which compares to the Missouri average annual salary of $51,340. per year.

Cost-of-living in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the Missouri average, which means North 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.
  • North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $47,760.
  • North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $55,593.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area$47,76085.91%$55,593
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 North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $36,680 and $58,640 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 $33,370, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year14Under $33,370
15%2 – 4 years21$33,370 – $36,680
25%5 – 9 years35$36,680 – $47,140
25%10 – 14 years35$47,140 – $58,640
15%15 – 20 years21$47,140 – $63,350
10%20+ years14Above $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 $47,760, North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($66,280).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($37,700), and Social Workers ($39,880).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$66,280
Health Care Social Workers$47,760
Social Workers$39,880
Substance Abuse Counselors$37,700
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is 140.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $47,760 per year or $22.96 per hour in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,593 per year or $27 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($66,280), Health Care Social Workers($47,760), Social Workers($39,880).


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