Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin is 120.
  • Social Workers in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin earn an average of $47,270 per year or $22.72 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida Social Workers who work in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin is less than 1%.

Rankings for Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin

  • Ranks #10 in Florida for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #19 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #284 in the nation for salary and #149 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #410 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin Social Workers earn an average of $47,270 or $22.72 per hour which is 3% less than the Florida average salary of $48,890.

AverageCrestview-Fort Walton Beach-DestinFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$22.72$23.50-3.32%
Annual Salary$47,270$48,890-3.31%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin Social Workers earn an average of $47,270 or $22.72 per hour which is 13% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageCrestview-Fort Walton Beach-DestinU.S.%
Hourly Wage$22.72$26.39-13.91%
Annual Salary$47,270$54,880-13.87%
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 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin earns an average annual salary of $49,219 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $48,890. per year.

Cost-of-living in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin is 4% less than the Florida average, which means Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Florida average.

  • Florida average salary is $48,890.
  • Florida cost-of-living adjusted salary is $48,545.
  • Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin average salary is $47,270.
  • Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,219.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin$47,27096.04%$49,219
Florida$48,890100.71%$48,545
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 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, 50% of Social Workers earn between $31,330 and $60,340 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $76,090, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $30,110, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year12Under $30,110
15%2 – 4 years18$30,110 – $31,330
25%5 – 9 years30$31,330 – $39,380
25%10 – 14 years30$39,380 – $60,340
15%15 – 20 years18$39,380 – $76,090
10%20+ years12Above $76,090
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 $47,270, Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($68,250), and Health Care Social Workers ($53,120).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,770).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$68,250
Health Care Social Workers$53,120
Social Workers$47,270
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,770
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin is 120.

Social Workers earn an average of $47,270 per year or $22.72 per hour in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin Social Workers earn an average of $49,219 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($68,250), Health Care Social Workers($53,120), Social Workers($47,270).


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