Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Coastal Plains Region of Texas is 100.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Coastal Plains Region of Texas earn an average of $59,850 per year or $28.77 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Health Care Social Workers who work in Coastal Plains Region of Texas is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Coastal Plains Region of Texas is less than 1%.

Rankings for Coastal Plains Region of Texas

  • Ranks #21 in Texas for salary and #28 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #21 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #172 in the nation for salary and #307 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #295 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

Coastal Plains Region of Texas Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,850 or $28.77 per hour which is 7% less than the Texas average salary of $64,840.

AverageCoastal Plains Region of TexasTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.77$31.17-7.70%
Annual Salary$59,850$64,840-7.70%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Coastal Plains Region of Texas Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,850 or $28.77 per hour which is 3% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageCoastal Plains Region of TexasU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.77$29.96-3.97%
Annual Salary$59,850$62,310-3.95%
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 Coastal Plains Region of Texas earns an average annual salary of $65,546 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $64,840. per year.

Cost-of-living in Coastal Plains Region of Texas is 9% less than the Texas average, which means Coastal Plains Region of Texas 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.
  • Coastal Plains Region of Texas average salary is $59,850.
  • Coastal Plains Region of Texas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $65,546.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Coastal Plains Region of Texas$59,85091.31%$65,546
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 Coastal Plains Region of Texas, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $47,430 and $65,150 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 $33,540, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year10Under $33,540
15%2 – 4 years15$33,540 – $47,430
25%5 – 9 years25$47,430 – $60,740
25%10 – 14 years25$60,740 – $65,150
15%15 – 20 years15$60,740 – $80,740
10%20+ years10Above $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 $59,850, Coastal Plains Region of Texas Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($65,430).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,250), and Social Workers ($46,600).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$65,430
Health Care Social Workers$59,850
Social Workers$46,600
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,250
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Coastal Plains Region of Texas Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Coastal Plains Region of Texas is 100.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,850 per year or $28.77 per hour in Coastal Plains Region of Texas.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Coastal Plains Region of Texas Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,546 per year or $32 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Coastal Plains Region of Texas are School Psychologists($65,430), Health Care Social Workers($59,850), Social Workers($46,600).


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