Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.
  • Social Workers in Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $48,930 per year or $23.52 per hour.
  • The percentage of Idaho Social Workers who work in Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #2 in Idaho for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Idaho for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #231 in the nation for salary and #398 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #477 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Idaho

Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $48,930 or $23.52 per hour which is 2% more than the Idaho average salary of $47,560.

AverageSoutheast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan AreaIdaho% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.52$22.872.84%
Annual Salary$48,930$47,5602.88%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $48,930 or $23.52 per hour which is 10% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageSoutheast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.52$26.39-10.88%
Annual Salary$48,930$54,880-10.84%
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 Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $55,263 which compares to the Idaho average annual salary of $47,560. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Idaho average, which means Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $48,930.
  • Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $55,263.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area$48,93088.54%$55,263
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 Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $36,140 and $58,780 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 $34,050, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $34,050
15%2 – 4 years12$34,050 – $36,140
25%5 – 9 years20$36,140 – $38,520
25%10 – 14 years20$38,520 – $58,780
15%15 – 20 years12$38,520 – $79,450
10%20+ years8Above $79,450
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 $48,930, Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($57,120), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,110).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$57,120
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,110
Social Workers$48,930
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.

Social Workers earn an average of $48,930 per year or $23.52 per hour in Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $55,263 per year or $27 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southeast-Central Idaho Nonmetropolitan Area are Health Care Social Workers($57,120), Substance Abuse Counselors($54,110), Social Workers($48,930).


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