Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Albuquerque
Compared to New Mexico
Albuquerque Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $63,090 or $30.33 per hour which is 4% more than the New Mexico average salary of $60,320.
|Average||Albuquerque||New Mexico||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Albuquerque Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $63,090 or $30.33 per hour which is 1% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Health Care Social Workers in Albuquerque earns an average annual salary of $66,911 which compares to the New Mexico average annual salary of $60,320. per year.
Cost-of-living in Albuquerque is 6% less than the New Mexico average, which means Albuquerque residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to New Mexico average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Albuquerque, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,140 and $77,860 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 $81,230, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $45,760, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||42||Under $45,760|
|15%||2 – 4 years||63||$45,760 – $49,140|
|25%||5 – 9 years||105||$49,140 – $63,140|
|25%||10 – 14 years||105||$63,140 – $77,860|
|15%||15 – 20 years||63||$63,140 – $81,230|
|10%||20+ years||42||Above $81,230|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $63,090, Albuquerque Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($107,120), School Psychologists ($71,730), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($66,090).
However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($45,060), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($56,080).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$107,120|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$66,090|
|Health Care Social Workers||$63,090|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$56,080|
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Official Data Sources for Health Care Social Workers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data