Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.
  • Health Care Social Workers in East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $49,840 per year or $23.96 per hour.
  • The percentage of North Dakota Health Care Social Workers who work in East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #5 in North Dakota for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in North Dakota for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #437 in the nation for salary and #346 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #396 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to North Dakota

East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,840 or $23.96 per hour which is 10% less than the North Dakota average salary of $55,580.

AverageEast North Dakota Nonmetropolitan AreaNorth Dakota% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.96$26.72-10.33%
Annual Salary$49,840$55,580-10.33%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,840 or $23.96 per hour which is 20% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageEast North Dakota Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.96$29.96-20.03%
Annual Salary$49,840$62,310-20.01%
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 East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $55,390 which compares to the North Dakota average annual salary of $55,580. per year.

Cost-of-living in East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is 10% less than the North Dakota average, which means East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to North Dakota average.

  • North Dakota average salary is $55,580.
  • North Dakota cost-of-living adjusted salary is $60,387.
  • East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $49,840.
  • East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $55,390.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area$49,84089.98%$55,390
North Dakota$55,58092.04%$60,387
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 East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $37,380 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 $63,180, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $37,250, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $37,250
15%2 – 4 years9$37,250 – $37,380
25%5 – 9 years15$37,380 – $48,310
25%10 – 14 years15$48,310 – $61,690
15%15 – 20 years9$48,310 – $63,180
10%20+ years6Above $63,180
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 $49,840, East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Social Workers ($57,060), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,100).

TitleAnnual Salary
Social Workers$57,060
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,100
Health Care Social Workers$49,840
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,840 per year or $23.96 per hour in East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $55,390 per year or $27 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in East North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area are Social Workers($57,060), Substance Abuse Counselors($52,100), Health Care Social Workers($49,840).


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

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