Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in El Paso is 360.
  • Health Care Social Workers in El Paso earn an average of $57,270 per year or $27.53 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Health Care Social Workers who work in El Paso is 3%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in El Paso is less than 1%.

Rankings for El Paso

  • Ranks #27 in Texas for salary and #21 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #234 in the nation for salary and #227 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #80 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

El Paso Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,270 or $27.53 per hour which is 11% less than the Texas average salary of $64,840.

AverageEl PasoTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$27.53$31.17-11.68%
Annual Salary$57,270$64,840-11.67%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

El Paso Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,270 or $27.53 per hour which is 8% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageEl PasoU.S.%
Hourly Wage$27.53$29.96-8.11%
Annual Salary$57,270$62,310-8.09%
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 El Paso earns an average annual salary of $61,442 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $64,840. per year.

Cost-of-living in El Paso is 7% less than the Texas average, which means El Paso 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.
  • El Paso average salary is $57,270.
  • El Paso cost-of-living adjusted salary is $61,442.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
El Paso$57,27093.21%$61,442
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 El Paso, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $44,840 and $63,560 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 $79,730, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $29,140, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year36Under $29,140
15%2 – 4 years54$29,140 – $44,840
25%5 – 9 years90$44,840 – $58,540
25%10 – 14 years90$58,540 – $63,560
15%15 – 20 years54$58,540 – $79,730
10%20+ years36Above $79,730
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 $57,270, El Paso Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($80,960), and School Psychologists ($69,850).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Psychology Teachers ($42,240), Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,870), and Social Workers ($46,250).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$80,960
School Psychologists$69,850
Health Care Social Workers$57,270
Social Workers$46,250
Substance Abuse Counselors$45,870
Psychology Teachers$42,240
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for El Paso Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in El Paso is 360.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,270 per year or $27.53 per hour in El Paso.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in El Paso Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $61,442 per year or $30 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in El Paso are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($80,960), School Psychologists($69,850), Health Care Social Workers($57,270).


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