Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is 50.
  • Health Care Social Workers in West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $52,930 per year or $25.45 per hour.
  • The percentage of North Dakota Health Care Social Workers who work in West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #4 in North Dakota for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in North Dakota for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #370 in the nation for salary and #347 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #432 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to North Dakota

West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,930 or $25.45 per hour which is 4% less than the North Dakota average salary of $55,580.

AverageWest North Dakota Nonmetropolitan AreaNorth Dakota% Difference
Hourly Wage$25.45$26.72-4.75%
Annual Salary$52,930$55,580-4.77%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,930 or $25.45 per hour which is 15% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageWest North Dakota Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$25.45$29.96-15.05%
Annual Salary$52,930$62,310-15.05%
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 North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $58,824 which compares to the North Dakota average annual salary of $55,580. per year.

Cost-of-living in West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is 10% less than the North Dakota average, which means West 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.
  • West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $52,930.
  • West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $58,824.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area$52,93089.98%$58,824
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 West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $38,800 and $61,920 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 $78,220, 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 Year5Under $37,250
15%2 – 4 years8$37,250 – $38,800
25%5 – 9 years12$38,800 – $49,230
25%10 – 14 years12$49,230 – $61,920
15%15 – 20 years8$49,230 – $78,220
10%20+ years5Above $78,220
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 $52,930, West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($111,780), Social Workers ($59,180), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($57,680).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$111,780
Social Workers$59,180
Substance Abuse Counselors$57,680
Health Care Social Workers$52,930
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is 50.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,930 per year or $25.45 per hour in West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,824 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in West North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($111,780), Social Workers($59,180), Substance Abuse Counselors($57,680).


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