Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is 30.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $50,890 per year or $24.47 per hour.
  • The percentage of Nebraska Health Care Social Workers who work in Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #4 in Nebraska for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Nebraska for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #415 in the nation for salary and #387 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #491 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Nebraska

Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,890 or $24.47 per hour which is 5% less than the Nebraska average salary of $53,840.

AverageNorthwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan AreaNebraska% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.47$25.89-5.48%
Annual Salary$50,890$53,840-5.48%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,890 or $24.47 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNorthwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.47$29.96-18.32%
Annual Salary$50,890$62,310-18.33%
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 Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $57,276 which compares to the Nebraska average annual salary of $53,840. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Nebraska average, which means Northwest 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.
  • Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $50,890.
  • Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,276.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area$50,89088.85%$57,276
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 Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $45,830 and $61,690 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 $61,910, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $36,470, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $36,470
15%2 – 4 years4$36,470 – $45,830
25%5 – 9 years8$45,830 – $48,890
25%10 – 14 years8$48,890 – $61,690
15%15 – 20 years4$48,890 – $61,910
10%20+ years3Above $61,910
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 $50,890, Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,900).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($41,100).

TitleAnnual Salary
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,900
Health Care Social Workers$50,890
Social Workers$41,100
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is 30.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,890 per year or $24.47 per hour in Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,276 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northwest Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area are Substance Abuse Counselors($50,900), Health Care Social Workers($50,890), Social Workers($41,100).


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