Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $68,710 per year or $33.03 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oregon Health Care Social Workers who work in Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #9 in Oregon for salary and #11 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in Oregon for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #57 in the nation for salary and #143 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #482 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oregon

Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $68,710 or $33.03 per hour which is 13% less than the Oregon average salary of $79,870.

AverageEastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan AreaOregon% Difference
Hourly Wage$33.03$38.40-13.98%
Annual Salary$68,710$79,870-13.97%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $68,710 or $33.03 per hour which is 10% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageEastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$33.03$29.9610.25%
Annual Salary$68,710$62,31010.27%
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 Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $71,365 which compares to the Oregon average annual salary of $79,870. per year.

Cost-of-living in Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is 4% less than the Oregon average, which means Eastern 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.
  • Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $68,710.
  • Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $71,365.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area$68,71096.28%$71,365
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 Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $54,220 and $77,460 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 $98,250, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $48,280, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $48,280
15%2 – 4 years6$48,280 – $54,220
25%5 – 9 years10$54,220 – $63,320
25%10 – 14 years10$63,320 – $77,460
15%15 – 20 years6$63,320 – $98,250
10%20+ years4Above $98,250
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 $68,710, Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($77,640).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,940), and Social Workers ($54,040).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$77,640
Health Care Social Workers$68,710
Social Workers$54,040
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,940
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $68,710 per year or $33.03 per hour in Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $71,365 per year or $34 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Eastern Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($77,640), Health Care Social Workers($68,710), Social Workers($54,040).


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

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