Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Sierra Vista-Douglas is 70.
  • Social Workers in Sierra Vista-Douglas earn an average of $42,090 per year or $20.24 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arizona Social Workers who work in Sierra Vista-Douglas is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Sierra Vista-Douglas is less than 1%.

Rankings for Sierra Vista-Douglas

  • Ranks #6 in Arizona for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Arizona for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #450 in the nation for salary and #390 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #484 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arizona

Sierra Vista-Douglas Social Workers earn an average of $42,090 or $20.24 per hour which is 3% less than the Arizona average salary of $43,660.

AverageSierra Vista-DouglasArizona% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.24$20.99-3.57%
Annual Salary$42,090$43,660-3.60%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Sierra Vista-Douglas Social Workers earn an average of $42,090 or $20.24 per hour which is 23% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageSierra Vista-DouglasU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.24$26.39-23.30%
Annual Salary$42,090$54,880-23.31%
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 Sierra Vista-Douglas earns an average annual salary of $47,404 which compares to the Arizona average annual salary of $43,660. per year.

Cost-of-living in Sierra Vista-Douglas is 11% less than the Arizona average, which means Sierra Vista-Douglas 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.
  • Sierra Vista-Douglas average salary is $42,090.
  • Sierra Vista-Douglas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $47,404.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Sierra Vista-Douglas$42,09088.79%$47,404
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 Sierra Vista-Douglas, 50% of Social Workers earn between $37,350 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 $49,000, 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 Year7Under $34,980
15%2 – 4 years10$34,980 – $37,350
25%5 – 9 years18$37,350 – $42,670
25%10 – 14 years18$42,670 – $46,940
15%15 – 20 years10$42,670 – $49,000
10%20+ years7Above $49,000
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 $42,090, Sierra Vista-Douglas Social Workers tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($57,010), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,910).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$57,010
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,910
Social Workers$42,090
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Sierra Vista-Douglas Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Sierra Vista-Douglas is 70.

Social Workers earn an average of $42,090 per year or $20.24 per hour in Sierra Vista-Douglas.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Sierra Vista-Douglas Social Workers earn an average of $47,404 per year or $23 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Sierra Vista-Douglas are Health Care Social Workers($57,010), Substance Abuse Counselors($49,910), Social Workers($42,090).


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