Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area
Compared to Nebraska
South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $42,390 or $20.38 per hour which is 3% less than the Nebraska average salary of $43,730.
|Average||South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area||Nebraska||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $42,390 or $20.38 per hour which is 22% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.
|Average||South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area||U.S.||%|
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Social Workers in South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $47,710 which compares to the Nebraska average annual salary of $43,730. per year.
Cost-of-living in South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Nebraska average, which means South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Nebraska average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
|South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area||$42,390||88.85%||$47,710|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $37,200 and $48,660 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.
About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $52,820, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $30,640, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||57||Under $30,640|
|15%||2 – 4 years||86||$30,640 – $37,200|
|25%||5 – 9 years||142||$37,200 – $38,430|
|25%||10 – 14 years||142||$38,430 – $48,660|
|15%||15 – 20 years||86||$38,430 – $52,820|
|10%||20+ years||57||Above $52,820|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $42,390, South Nebraska Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($75,880), Health Care Social Workers ($53,290), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($47,110).
|Health Care Social Workers||$53,290|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$47,110|
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