Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area
Compared to Montana
Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,610 or $26.26 per hour which is 2% less than the Montana average salary of $55,830.
|Average||Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area||Montana||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $54,610 or $26.26 per hour which is 12% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.
|Average||Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area||U.S.||%|
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Health Care Social Workers in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $59,031 which compares to the Montana average annual salary of $55,830. per year.
Cost-of-living in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is 7% less than the Montana average, which means Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Montana average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
|Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area||$54,610||92.51%||$59,031|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,560 and $62,560 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 $63,580, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $37,830, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||13||Under $37,830|
|15%||2 – 4 years||20||$37,830 – $47,560|
|25%||5 – 9 years||32||$47,560 – $60,040|
|25%||10 – 14 years||32||$60,040 – $62,560|
|15%||15 – 20 years||20||$60,040 – $63,580|
|10%||20+ years||13||Above $63,580|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $54,610, Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($82,170), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($75,540), and School Psychologists ($65,620).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($38,890), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($44,280).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$75,540|
|Health Care Social Workers||$54,610|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$44,280|