Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $49,820 per year or $23.95 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oklahoma Health Care Social Workers who work in Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #5 in Oklahoma for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Oklahoma for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #438 in the nation for salary and #454 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #394 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oklahoma

Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,820 or $23.95 per hour which is 5% less than the Oklahoma average salary of $52,820.

AverageSouthwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaOklahoma% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.95$25.39-5.67%
Annual Salary$49,820$52,820-5.68%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,820 or $23.95 per hour which is 20% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSouthwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.95$29.96-20.06%
Annual Salary$49,820$62,310-20.04%
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 Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $57,225 which compares to the Oklahoma average annual salary of $52,820. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 13% less than the Oklahoma average, which means Southwest 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.
  • Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $49,820.
  • Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $57,225.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area$49,82087.06%$57,225
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 Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $35,910 and $59,930 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 $71,020, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $35,160, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $35,160
15%2 – 4 years9$35,160 – $35,910
25%5 – 9 years15$35,910 – $45,360
25%10 – 14 years15$45,360 – $59,930
15%15 – 20 years9$45,360 – $71,020
10%20+ years6Above $71,020
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 ($44,180), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,480).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$49,820
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,480
Social Workers$44,180
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $49,820 per year or $23.95 per hour in Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,225 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area are Health Care Social Workers($49,820), Substance Abuse Counselors($48,480), Social Workers($44,180).


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