Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is 90.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $50,250 per year or $24.16 per hour.
  • The percentage of Nebraska Health Care Social Workers who work in Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #5 in Nebraska for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Nebraska for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #428 in the nation for salary and #388 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #318 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Nebraska

Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,250 or $24.16 per hour which is 6% less than the Nebraska average salary of $53,840.

AverageNortheast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan AreaNebraska% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.16$25.89-6.68%
Annual Salary$50,250$53,840-6.67%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,250 or $24.16 per hour which is 19% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNortheast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.16$29.96-19.36%
Annual Salary$50,250$62,310-19.35%
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 Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $56,556 which compares to the Nebraska average annual salary of $53,840. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Nebraska average, which means Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Nebraska average.

  • Nebraska average salary is $53,840.
  • Nebraska cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,961.
  • Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $50,250.
  • Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $56,556.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area$50,25088.85%$56,556
Nebraska$53,84092.89%$57,961
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 Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $39,380 and $59,130 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 $62,230, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $36,900, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year9Under $36,900
15%2 – 4 years14$36,900 – $39,380
25%5 – 9 years22$39,380 – $47,040
25%10 – 14 years22$47,040 – $59,130
15%15 – 20 years14$47,040 – $62,230
10%20+ years9Above $62,230
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 $50,250, Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($81,210), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,320).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($42,820).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$81,210
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,320
Health Care Social Workers$50,250
Social Workers$42,820
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is 90.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,250 per year or $24.16 per hour in Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $56,556 per year or $27 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northeast Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($81,210), Substance Abuse Counselors($50,320), Health Care Social Workers($50,250).


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

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