Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Colorado Springs
Compared to Colorado
Colorado Springs Social Workers earn an average of $57,330 or $27.56 per hour which is 4% less than the Colorado average salary of $59,790.
|Average||Colorado Springs||Colorado||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Colorado Springs Social Workers earn an average of $57,330 or $27.56 per hour which is 4% more than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Social Workers in Colorado Springs earns an average annual salary of $58,548 which compares to the Colorado average annual salary of $59,790. per year.
Cost-of-living in Colorado Springs is 2% less than the Colorado average, which means Colorado Springs residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Colorado average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Colorado Springs, 50% of Social Workers earn between $45,780 and $76,010 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.
About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $79,450, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $36,400, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||80||Under $36,400|
|15%||2 – 4 years||120||$36,400 – $45,780|
|25%||5 – 9 years||200||$45,780 – $47,760|
|25%||10 – 14 years||200||$47,760 – $76,010|
|15%||15 – 20 years||120||$47,760 – $79,450|
|10%||20+ years||80||Above $79,450|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $57,330, Colorado Springs Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($101,010), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($79,810).
However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($51,330), and Health Care Social Workers ($57,200).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$79,810|
|Health Care Social Workers||$57,200|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$51,330|
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