Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is 50.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $70,020 per year or $33.66 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oregon Health Care Social Workers who work in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #8 in Oregon for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Oregon for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #49 in the nation for salary and #141 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #434 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oregon

Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $70,020 or $33.66 per hour which is 12% less than the Oregon average salary of $79,870.

AverageCentral Oregon Nonmetropolitan AreaOregon% Difference
Hourly Wage$33.66$38.40-12.34%
Annual Salary$70,020$79,870-12.33%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $70,020 or $33.66 per hour which is 12% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageCentral Oregon Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$33.66$29.9612.35%
Annual Salary$70,020$62,31012.37%
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 Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $72,725 which compares to the Oregon average annual salary of $79,870. per year.

Cost-of-living in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is 4% less than the Oregon average, which means Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Oregon average.

  • Oregon average salary is $79,870.
  • Oregon cost-of-living adjusted salary is $77,831.
  • Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $70,020.
  • Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $72,725.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area$70,02096.28%$72,725
Oregon$79,870102.62%$77,831
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 Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $60,630 and $77,670 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 $103,320, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $47,430, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $47,430
15%2 – 4 years8$47,430 – $60,630
25%5 – 9 years12$60,630 – $63,580
25%10 – 14 years12$63,580 – $77,670
15%15 – 20 years8$63,580 – $103,320
10%20+ years5Above $103,320
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 $70,020, Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($73,650).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($50,210), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,410).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$73,650
Health Care Social Workers$70,020
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,410
Social Workers$50,210
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is 50.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $70,020 per year or $33.66 per hour in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $72,725 per year or $35 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($73,650), Health Care Social Workers($70,020), Substance Abuse Counselors($50,410).


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

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