Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Prescott is 150.
  • Social Workers in Prescott earn an average of $43,920 per year or $21.11 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arizona Social Workers who work in Prescott is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Prescott is less than 1%.

Rankings for Prescott

  • Ranks #3 in Arizona for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Arizona for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #393 in the nation for salary and #520 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #368 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arizona

Prescott Social Workers earn an average of $43,920 or $21.11 per hour which is almost same as Arizona average salary of $43,660.

AveragePrescottArizona% Difference
Hourly Wage$21.11$20.990.57%
Annual Salary$43,920$43,6600.60%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Prescott Social Workers earn an average of $43,920 or $21.11 per hour which is 19% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AveragePrescottU.S.%
Hourly Wage$21.11$26.39-20.01%
Annual Salary$43,920$54,880-19.97%
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 Prescott earns an average annual salary of $54,838 which compares to the Arizona average annual salary of $43,660. per year.

Cost-of-living in Prescott is 20% less than the Arizona average, which means Prescott 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.
  • Prescott average salary is $43,920.
  • Prescott cost-of-living adjusted salary is $54,838.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Prescott$43,92080.09%$54,838
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 Prescott, 50% of Social Workers earn between $37,500 and $47,400 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $58,820, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $34,980, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year15Under $34,980
15%2 – 4 years22$34,980 – $37,500
25%5 – 9 years38$37,500 – $40,630
25%10 – 14 years38$40,630 – $47,400
15%15 – 20 years22$40,630 – $58,820
10%20+ years15Above $58,820
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 $43,920, Prescott Social Workers tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($59,830), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($56,170).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$59,830
Substance Abuse Counselors$56,170
Social Workers$43,920
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Prescott Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Prescott is 150.

Social Workers earn an average of $43,920 per year or $21.11 per hour in Prescott.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Prescott Social Workers earn an average of $54,838 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Prescott are Health Care Social Workers($59,830), Substance Abuse Counselors($56,170), Social Workers($43,920).


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