Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 210.
  • Social Workers in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $38,390 per year or $18.46 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oklahoma Social Workers who work in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #8 in Oklahoma for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Oklahoma for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #490 in the nation for salary and #452 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #300 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oklahoma

Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $38,390 or $18.46 per hour which is 11% less than the Oklahoma average salary of $43,580.

AverageNorthwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaOklahoma% Difference
Hourly Wage$18.46$20.95-11.89%
Annual Salary$38,390$43,580-11.91%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $38,390 or $18.46 per hour which is 30% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageNorthwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$18.46$26.39-30.05%
Annual Salary$38,390$54,880-30.05%
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 Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $44,096 which compares to the Oklahoma average annual salary of $43,580. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 13% less than the Oklahoma average, which means Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Oklahoma average.

  • Oklahoma average salary is $43,580.
  • Oklahoma cost-of-living adjusted salary is $47,722.
  • Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $38,390.
  • Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $44,096.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area$38,39087.06%$44,096
Oklahoma$43,58091.32%$47,722
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 Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $30,620 and $40,090 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $47,310, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $28,460, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year21Under $28,460
15%2 – 4 years32$28,460 – $30,620
25%5 – 9 years52$30,620 – $39,570
25%10 – 14 years52$39,570 – $40,090
15%15 – 20 years32$39,570 – $47,310
10%20+ years21Above $47,310
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 $38,390, Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,720), and Health Care Social Workers ($43,780).

TitleAnnual Salary
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,720
Health Care Social Workers$43,780
Social Workers$38,390
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 210.

Social Workers earn an average of $38,390 per year or $18.46 per hour in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $44,096 per year or $21 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northwest Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area are Substance Abuse Counselors($48,720), Health Care Social Workers($43,780), Social Workers($38,390).


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

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