Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 110.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $43,780 per year or $21.05 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oklahoma Health Care Social Workers who work in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #7 in Oklahoma for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Oklahoma for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #490 in the nation for salary and #452 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #282 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oklahoma

Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $43,780 or $21.05 per hour which is 17% less than the Oklahoma average salary of $52,820.

AverageNorthwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaOklahoma% Difference
Hourly Wage$21.05$25.39-17.09%
Annual Salary$43,780$52,820-17.11%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $43,780 or $21.05 per hour which is 29% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageNorthwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$21.05$29.96-29.74%
Annual Salary$43,780$62,310-29.74%
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 Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $50,287 which compares to the Oklahoma average annual salary of $52,820. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 13% less than the Oklahoma average, which means Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $43,780.
  • Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $50,287.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area$43,78087.06%$50,287
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 Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $36,180 and $47,430 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 $60,040, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $29,040, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year11Under $29,040
15%2 – 4 years16$29,040 – $36,180
25%5 – 9 years28$36,180 – $43,550
25%10 – 14 years28$43,550 – $47,430
15%15 – 20 years16$43,550 – $60,040
10%20+ years11Above $60,040
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 $43,780, Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,720).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($38,390).

TitleAnnual Salary
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,720
Health Care Social Workers$43,780
Social Workers$38,390
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 110.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $43,780 per year or $21.05 per hour in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $50,287 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area are Substance Abuse Counselors($48,720), Health Care Social Workers($43,780), Social Workers($38,390).


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

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