Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area is 270.
  • Social Workers in Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $41,990 per year or $20.19 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arizona Social Workers who work in Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #7 in Arizona for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Arizona for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #451 in the nation for salary and #521 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #243 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arizona

Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $41,990 or $20.19 per hour which is 3% less than the Arizona average salary of $43,660.

AverageArizona Nonmetropolitan AreaArizona% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.19$20.99-3.81%
Annual Salary$41,990$43,660-3.83%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $41,990 or $20.19 per hour which is 23% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageArizona Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.19$26.39-23.49%
Annual Salary$41,990$54,880-23.49%
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, Social Workers in Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $52,429 which compares to the Arizona average annual salary of $43,660. per year.

Cost-of-living in Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area is 20% less than the Arizona average, which means Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Arizona average.

  • Arizona average salary is $43,660.
  • Arizona cost-of-living adjusted salary is $44,070.
  • Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $41,990.
  • Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $52,429.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area$41,99080.09%$52,429
Arizona$43,66099.07%$44,070
U.S.$54,880$54,880
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $37,030 and $46,940 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $55,760, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $29,560, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year27Under $29,560
15%2 – 4 years40$29,560 – $37,030
25%5 – 9 years68$37,030 – $39,130
25%10 – 14 years68$39,130 – $46,940
15%15 – 20 years40$39,130 – $55,760
10%20+ years27Above $55,760
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 $41,990, Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($69,180), Substance Abuse Counselors ($55,850), and Health Care Social Workers ($53,640).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$69,180
Substance Abuse Counselors$55,850
Health Care Social Workers$53,640
Social Workers$41,990
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area is 270.

Social Workers earn an average of $41,990 per year or $20.19 per hour in Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $52,429 per year or $25 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($69,180), Substance Abuse Counselors($55,850), Health Care Social Workers($53,640).


Additional Salary Reports for Social Workers in Arizona cities and Metros and U.S. States.

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