Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Amarillo is 120.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Amarillo earn an average of $61,250 per year or $29.45 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Health Care Social Workers who work in Amarillo is 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Amarillo is less than 1%.

Rankings for Amarillo

  • Ranks #15 in Texas for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #13 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #145 in the nation for salary and #146 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #262 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

Amarillo Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,250 or $29.45 per hour which is 5% less than the Texas average salary of $64,840.

AverageAmarilloTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$29.45$31.17-5.52%
Annual Salary$61,250$64,840-5.54%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Amarillo Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,250 or $29.45 per hour which is 1% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageAmarilloU.S.%
Hourly Wage$29.45$29.96-1.70%
Annual Salary$61,250$62,310-1.70%
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 Amarillo earns an average annual salary of $63,689 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $64,840. per year.

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

  • Texas average salary is $64,840.
  • Texas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $65,140.
  • Amarillo average salary is $61,250.
  • Amarillo cost-of-living adjusted salary is $63,689.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Amarillo$61,25096.17%$63,689
Texas$64,84099.54%$65,140
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 Amarillo, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,500 and $77,040 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 $80,740, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $38,670, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year12Under $38,670
15%2 – 4 years18$38,670 – $47,500
25%5 – 9 years30$47,500 – $60,110
25%10 – 14 years30$60,110 – $77,040
15%15 – 20 years18$60,110 – $80,740
10%20+ years12Above $80,740
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 $61,250, Amarillo Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($68,110).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($47,510), and Social Workers ($49,190).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$68,110
Health Care Social Workers$61,250
Social Workers$49,190
Substance Abuse Counselors$47,510
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Amarillo Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Amarillo is 120.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,250 per year or $29.45 per hour in Amarillo.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Amarillo Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $63,689 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Amarillo are School Psychologists($68,110), Health Care Social Workers($61,250), Social Workers($49,190).


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