Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.
  • Health Care Social Workers in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $57,550 per year or $27.67 per hour.
  • The percentage of Washington Health Care Social Workers who work in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Health Care Social Workers who work in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #12 in Washington for salary and #12 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #10 in Washington for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #225 in the nation for salary and #125 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #391 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Washington

Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,550 or $27.67 per hour which is 19% less than the Washington average salary of $71,800.

AverageEastern Washington Nonmetropolitan AreaWashington% Difference
Hourly Wage$27.67$34.52-19.84%
Annual Salary$57,550$71,800-19.85%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,550 or $27.67 per hour which is 7% less than the U.S. average salary of $62,310.

AverageEastern Washington Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$27.67$29.96-7.64%
Annual Salary$57,550$62,310-7.64%
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 Washington Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $59,330 which compares to the Washington average annual salary of $71,800. per year.

Cost-of-living in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is 3% less than the Washington average, which means Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Washington average.

  • Washington average salary is $71,800.
  • Washington cost-of-living adjusted salary is $66,878.
  • Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $57,550.
  • Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,330.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area$57,55097.00%$59,330
Washington$71,800107.36%$66,878
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 Washington Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Health Care Social Workers earn between $38,960 and $76,880 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 $80,570, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Health Care Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Health Care Social Workers earn under $37,190, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Health Care Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $37,190
15%2 – 4 years9$37,190 – $38,960
25%5 – 9 years15$38,960 – $50,490
25%10 – 14 years15$50,490 – $76,880
15%15 – 20 years9$50,490 – $80,570
10%20+ years6Above $80,570
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 $57,550, Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($83,370), Social Workers ($63,000), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($57,560).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$83,370
Social Workers$63,000
Substance Abuse Counselors$57,560
Health Care Social Workers$57,550
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers

The number of Health Care Social Workers currently employed in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.

Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $57,550 per year or $27.67 per hour in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Health Care Social Workers earn an average of $59,330 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($83,370), Social Workers($63,000), Substance Abuse Counselors($57,560).


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

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