Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Lawton is 30.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Lawton earn an average of $52,940 per year or $25.45 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oklahoma Health Care Social Workers who work in Lawton is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Lawton is less than 1%.

Rankings for Lawton

  • Ranks #3 in Oklahoma for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Oklahoma for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #368 in the nation for salary and #329 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #500 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oklahoma

Lawton Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,940 or $25.45 per hour which is almost same as Oklahoma average salary of $52,820.

AverageLawtonOklahoma% Difference
Hourly Wage$25.45$25.390.24%
Annual Salary$52,940$52,8200.23%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Lawton Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,940 or $25.45 per hour which is 15% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageLawtonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$25.45$29.96-15.05%
Annual Salary$52,940$62,310-15.04%
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 Lawton earns an average annual salary of $58,388 which compares to the Oklahoma average annual salary of $52,820. per year.

Cost-of-living in Lawton is 9% less than the Oklahoma average, which means Lawton residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Oklahoma average.

  • Oklahoma average salary is $52,820.
  • Oklahoma cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,841.
  • Lawton average salary is $52,940.
  • Lawton cost-of-living adjusted salary is $58,388.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Lawton$52,94090.67%$58,388
Oklahoma$52,82091.32%$57,841
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 Lawton, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $38,530 and $61,530 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 $77,110, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $34,280, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $34,280
15%2 – 4 years4$34,280 – $38,530
25%5 – 9 years8$38,530 – $48,970
25%10 – 14 years8$48,970 – $61,530
15%15 – 20 years4$48,970 – $77,110
10%20+ years3Above $77,110
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($43,400), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,140).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$52,940
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,140
Social Workers$43,400
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Lawton Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Lawton is 30.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $52,940 per year or $25.45 per hour in Lawton.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Lawton Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,388 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Lawton are Health Care Social Workers($52,940), Substance Abuse Counselors($52,140), Social Workers($43,400).


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

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