Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Panama City is 100.
  • Social Workers in Panama City earn an average of $44,550 per year or $21.42 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida Social Workers who work in Panama City is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Panama City is less than 1%.

Rankings for Panama City

  • Ranks #17 in Florida for salary and #13 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #20 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #369 in the nation for salary and #154 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #447 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Panama City Social Workers earn an average of $44,550 or $21.42 per hour which is 8% less than the Florida average salary of $48,890.

AveragePanama CityFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$21.42$23.50-8.85%
Annual Salary$44,550$48,890-8.88%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Panama City Social Workers earn an average of $44,550 or $21.42 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AveragePanama CityU.S.%
Hourly Wage$21.42$26.39-18.83%
Annual Salary$44,550$54,880-18.82%
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 Panama City earns an average annual salary of $46,455 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $48,890. per year.

Cost-of-living in Panama City is 4% less than the Florida average, which means Panama City 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.
  • Panama City average salary is $44,550.
  • Panama City cost-of-living adjusted salary is $46,455.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Panama City$44,55095.90%$46,455
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 Panama City, 50% of Social Workers earn between $36,500 and $49,340 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $61,150, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $28,640, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year10Under $28,640
15%2 – 4 years15$28,640 – $36,500
25%5 – 9 years25$36,500 – $46,600
25%10 – 14 years25$46,600 – $49,340
15%15 – 20 years15$46,600 – $61,150
10%20+ years10Above $61,150
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 $44,550, Panama City Social Workers tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($64,670), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,070).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$64,670
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,070
Social Workers$44,550
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Panama City Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Panama City is 100.

Social Workers earn an average of $44,550 per year or $21.42 per hour in Panama City.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Panama City Social Workers earn an average of $46,455 per year or $22 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Panama City are Health Care Social Workers($64,670), Substance Abuse Counselors($48,070), Social Workers($44,550).


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

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