Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Billings is 150.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Billings earn an average of $59,950 per year or $28.82 per hour.
  • The percentage of Montana Health Care Social Workers who work in Billings is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Billings is less than 1%.

Rankings for Billings

  • Ranks #1 in Montana for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Montana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #167 in the nation for salary and #211 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #208 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Montana

Billings Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,950 or $28.82 per hour which is 7% more than the Montana average salary of $55,830.

AverageBillingsMontana% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.82$26.847.38%
Annual Salary$59,950$55,8307.38%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Billings Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,950 or $28.82 per hour which is 3% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageBillingsU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.82$29.96-3.81%
Annual Salary$59,950$62,310-3.79%
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 Billings earns an average annual salary of $63,960 which compares to the Montana average annual salary of $55,830. per year.

Cost-of-living in Billings is 6% less than the Montana average, which means Billings residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Montana average.

  • Montana average salary is $55,830.
  • Montana cost-of-living adjusted salary is $60,396.
  • Billings average salary is $59,950.
  • Billings cost-of-living adjusted salary is $63,960.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Billings$59,95093.73%$63,960
Montana$55,83092.44%$60,396
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 Billings, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $48,890 and $64,810 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 $81,040, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,550, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year15Under $38,550
15%2 – 4 years22$38,550 – $48,890
25%5 – 9 years38$48,890 – $63,580
25%10 – 14 years38$63,580 – $64,810
15%15 – 20 years22$63,580 – $81,040
10%20+ years15Above $81,040
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 $59,950, Billings Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($98,510).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($45,640), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($47,100).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$98,510
Health Care Social Workers$59,950
Substance Abuse Counselors$47,100
Social Workers$45,640
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Billings Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Billings is 150.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,950 per year or $28.82 per hour in Billings.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Billings Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $63,960 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Billings are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($98,510), Health Care Social Workers($59,950), Substance Abuse Counselors($47,100).


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

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