Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is 310.
  • Social Workers in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $39,880 per year or $19.17 per hour.
  • The percentage of Missouri Social Workers who work in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #5 in Missouri for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Missouri for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #475 in the nation for salary and #484 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #210 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Missouri

North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $39,880 or $19.17 per hour which is 2% less than the Missouri average salary of $41,070.

AverageNorth Missouri Nonmetropolitan AreaMissouri% Difference
Hourly Wage$19.17$19.75-2.94%
Annual Salary$39,880$41,070-2.90%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $39,880 or $19.17 per hour which is 27% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageNorth Missouri Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$19.17$26.39-27.36%
Annual Salary$39,880$54,880-27.33%
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 North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $46,421 which compares to the Missouri average annual salary of $41,070. per year.

Cost-of-living in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the Missouri average, which means North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Missouri average.

  • Missouri average salary is $41,070.
  • Missouri cost-of-living adjusted salary is $44,405.
  • North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $39,880.
  • North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $46,421.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area$39,88085.91%$46,421
Missouri$41,07092.49%$44,405
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 North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $36,590 and $46,180 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $46,420, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $30,440, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year31Under $30,440
15%2 – 4 years46$30,440 – $36,590
25%5 – 9 years78$36,590 – $36,740
25%10 – 14 years78$36,740 – $46,180
15%15 – 20 years46$36,740 – $46,420
10%20+ years31Above $46,420
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 $39,880, North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($66,280), and Health Care Social Workers ($47,760).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($37,700).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$66,280
Health Care Social Workers$47,760
Social Workers$39,880
Substance Abuse Counselors$37,700
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area is 310.

Social Workers earn an average of $39,880 per year or $19.17 per hour in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $46,421 per year or $22 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in North Missouri Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($66,280), Health Care Social Workers($47,760), Social Workers($39,880).


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

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