Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.
  • Health Care Social Workers in West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $55,530 per year or $26.70 per hour.
  • The percentage of Montana Health Care Social Workers who work in West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #2 in Montana for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Montana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #281 in the nation for salary and #248 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #339 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Montana

West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,530 or $26.70 per hour which is almost same as Montana average salary of $55,830.

AverageWest Montana Nonmetropolitan AreaMontana% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.70$26.84-0.52%
Annual Salary$55,530$55,830-0.54%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,530 or $26.70 per hour which is 10% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageWest Montana Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.70$29.96-10.88%
Annual Salary$55,530$62,310-10.88%
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 West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $60,026 which compares to the Montana average annual salary of $55,830. per year.

Cost-of-living in West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is 7% less than the Montana average, which means West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $55,530.
  • West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $60,026.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area$55,53092.51%$60,026
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 West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,430 and $62,880 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 $77,280, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $37,190, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $37,190
15%2 – 4 years12$37,190 – $47,430
25%5 – 9 years20$47,430 – $60,630
25%10 – 14 years20$60,630 – $62,880
15%15 – 20 years12$60,630 – $77,280
10%20+ years8Above $77,280
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 $55,530, West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($64,030).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($42,650), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,870).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$64,030
Health Care Social Workers$55,530
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,870
Social Workers$42,650
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,530 per year or $26.70 per hour in West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $60,026 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in West Montana Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($64,030), Health Care Social Workers($55,530), Substance Abuse Counselors($46,870).


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