Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in San Antonio-New Braunfels is 1,020.
  • Health Care Social Workers in San Antonio-New Braunfels earn an average of $64,270 per year or $30.90 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Health Care Social Workers who work in San Antonio-New Braunfels is 9%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in San Antonio-New Braunfels is 1%.

Rankings for San Antonio-New Braunfels

  • Ranks #9 in Texas for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #96 in the nation for salary and #110 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #36 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

San Antonio-New Braunfels Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $64,270 or $30.90 per hour which is almost same as Texas average salary of $64,840.

AverageSan Antonio-New BraunfelsTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$30.90$31.17-0.87%
Annual Salary$64,270$64,840-0.88%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

San Antonio-New Braunfels Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $64,270 or $30.90 per hour which is 3% more than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageSan Antonio-New BraunfelsU.S.%
Hourly Wage$30.90$29.963.14%
Annual Salary$64,270$62,3103.15%
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 San Antonio-New Braunfels earns an average annual salary of $65,635 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $64,840. per year.

Cost-of-living in San Antonio-New Braunfels is 2% less than the Texas average, which means San Antonio-New Braunfels 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.
  • San Antonio-New Braunfels average salary is $64,270.
  • San Antonio-New Braunfels cost-of-living adjusted salary is $65,635.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
San Antonio-New Braunfels$64,27097.92%$65,635
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 San Antonio-New Braunfels, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $49,040 and $76,600 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 $82,180, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $39,940, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year102Under $39,940
15%2 – 4 years153$39,940 – $49,040
25%5 – 9 years255$49,040 – $62,270
25%10 – 14 years255$62,270 – $76,600
15%15 – 20 years153$62,270 – $82,180
10%20+ years102Above $82,180
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 $64,270, San Antonio-New Braunfels Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($98,980), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($83,870), and School Psychologists ($75,300).

However, Health Care Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,320), Social Workers ($50,230), Marriage and Family Therapists ($56,270), and Psychology Teachers ($58,530).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$98,980
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$83,870
School Psychologists$75,300
Health Care Social Workers$64,270
Psychology Teachers$58,530
Marriage and Family Therapists$56,270
Social Workers$50,230
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,320
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for San Antonio-New Braunfels Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in San Antonio-New Braunfels is 1,020.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $64,270 per year or $30.90 per hour in San Antonio-New Braunfels.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in San Antonio-New Braunfels Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $65,635 per year or $32 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in San Antonio-New Braunfels are Forensic Psychologists($98,980), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($83,870), School Psychologists($75,300).


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