Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 200.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $51,250 per year or $24.64 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oklahoma Health Care Social Workers who work in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #4 in Oklahoma for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Oklahoma for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #407 in the nation for salary and #455 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #153 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oklahoma

Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $51,250 or $24.64 per hour which is 2% less than the Oklahoma average salary of $52,820.

AverageSoutheast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaOklahoma% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.64$25.39-2.95%
Annual Salary$51,250$52,820-2.97%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $51,250 or $24.64 per hour which is 17% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSoutheast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.64$29.96-17.76%
Annual Salary$51,250$62,310-17.75%
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 Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $58,867 which compares to the Oklahoma average annual salary of $52,820. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 13% less than the Oklahoma average, which means Southeast 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.
  • Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $51,250.
  • Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $58,867.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area$51,25087.06%$58,867
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 Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $36,080 and $61,520 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 $76,050, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $29,800, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year20Under $29,800
15%2 – 4 years30$29,800 – $36,080
25%5 – 9 years50$36,080 – $47,040
25%10 – 14 years50$47,040 – $61,520
15%15 – 20 years30$47,040 – $76,050
10%20+ years20Above $76,050
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 $51,250, Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Marriage and Family Therapists ($64,030), and School Psychologists ($53,820).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($42,660), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,380).

TitleAnnual Salary
Marriage and Family Therapists$64,030
School Psychologists$53,820
Health Care Social Workers$51,250
Substance Abuse Counselors$45,380
Social Workers$42,660
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 200.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $51,250 per year or $24.64 per hour in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $58,867 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area are Marriage and Family Therapists($64,030), School Psychologists($53,820), Health Care Social Workers($51,250).


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