Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Idaho Falls is 90.
  • Social Workers in Idaho Falls earn an average of $47,160 per year or $22.67 per hour.
  • The percentage of Idaho Social Workers who work in Idaho Falls is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Idaho Falls is less than 1%.

Rankings for Idaho Falls

  • Ranks #5 in Idaho for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Idaho for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #287 in the nation for salary and #317 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #468 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Idaho

Idaho Falls Social Workers earn an average of $47,160 or $22.67 per hour which is almost same as Idaho average salary of $47,560.

AverageIdaho FallsIdaho% Difference
Hourly Wage$22.67$22.87-0.87%
Annual Salary$47,160$47,560-0.84%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Idaho Falls Social Workers earn an average of $47,160 or $22.67 per hour which is 14% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageIdaho FallsU.S.%
Hourly Wage$22.67$26.39-14.10%
Annual Salary$47,160$54,880-14.07%
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 Idaho Falls earns an average annual salary of $51,750 which compares to the Idaho average annual salary of $47,560. per year.

Cost-of-living in Idaho Falls is 9% less than the Idaho average, which means Idaho Falls residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Idaho average.

  • Idaho average salary is $47,560.
  • Idaho cost-of-living adjusted salary is $52,149.
  • Idaho Falls average salary is $47,160.
  • Idaho Falls cost-of-living adjusted salary is $51,750.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Idaho Falls$47,16091.13%$51,750
Idaho$47,56091.20%$52,149
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 Idaho Falls, 50% of Social Workers earn between $38,850 and $48,480 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $59,360, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $35,960, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year9Under $35,960
15%2 – 4 years14$35,960 – $38,850
25%5 – 9 years22$38,850 – $46,920
25%10 – 14 years22$46,920 – $48,480
15%15 – 20 years14$46,920 – $59,360
10%20+ years9Above $59,360
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 $47,160, Idaho Falls Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($90,580), Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,930), and Health Care Social Workers ($53,910).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$90,580
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,930
Health Care Social Workers$53,910
Social Workers$47,160
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Idaho Falls Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Idaho Falls is 90.

Social Workers earn an average of $47,160 per year or $22.67 per hour in Idaho Falls.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Idaho Falls Social Workers earn an average of $51,750 per year or $25 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Idaho Falls are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($90,580), Substance Abuse Counselors($54,930), Health Care Social Workers($53,910).


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