Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Evansville is 460.
  • Social Workers in Evansville earn an average of $44,710 per year or $21.49 per hour.
  • The percentage of Indiana Social Workers who work in Evansville is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Evansville is less than 1%.

Rankings for Evansville

  • Ranks #7 in Indiana for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Indiana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #362 in the nation for salary and #343 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #148 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Indiana

Evansville Social Workers earn an average of $44,710 or $21.49 per hour which is 1% less than the Indiana average salary of $45,520.

AverageEvansvilleIndiana% Difference
Hourly Wage$21.49$21.89-1.83%
Annual Salary$44,710$45,520-1.78%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Evansville Social Workers earn an average of $44,710 or $21.49 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageEvansvilleU.S.%
Hourly Wage$21.49$26.39-18.57%
Annual Salary$44,710$54,880-18.53%
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 Evansville earns an average annual salary of $49,667 which compares to the Indiana average annual salary of $45,520. per year.

Cost-of-living in Evansville is 10% less than the Indiana average, which means Evansville residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Indiana average.

  • Indiana average salary is $45,520.
  • Indiana cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,211.
  • Evansville average salary is $44,710.
  • Evansville cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,667.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Evansville$44,71090.02%$49,667
Indiana$45,52092.50%$49,211
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 Evansville, 50% of Social Workers earn between $37,060 and $48,560 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $61,140, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $30,450, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year46Under $30,450
15%2 – 4 years69$30,450 – $37,060
25%5 – 9 years115$37,060 – $41,700
25%10 – 14 years115$41,700 – $48,560
15%15 – 20 years69$41,700 – $61,140
10%20+ years46Above $61,140
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 $44,710, Evansville Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($87,950), Health Care Social Workers ($51,000), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,220).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($44,110).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$87,950
Health Care Social Workers$51,000
Substance Abuse Counselors$45,220
Social Workers$44,710
Marriage and Family Therapists$44,110
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Evansville Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Evansville is 460.

Social Workers earn an average of $44,710 per year or $21.49 per hour in Evansville.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Evansville Social Workers earn an average of $49,667 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Evansville are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($87,950), Health Care Social Workers($51,000), Substance Abuse Counselors($45,220).


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