Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 340.
  • Social Workers in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $42,660 per year or $20.51 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oklahoma Social Workers who work in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #5 in Oklahoma for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Oklahoma for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #440 in the nation for salary and #455 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #193 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oklahoma

Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $42,660 or $20.51 per hour which is 2% less than the Oklahoma average salary of $43,580.

AverageSoutheast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaOklahoma% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.51$20.95-2.10%
Annual Salary$42,660$43,580-2.11%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $42,660 or $20.51 per hour which is 22% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageSoutheast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.51$26.39-22.28%
Annual Salary$42,660$54,880-22.27%
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 Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $49,001 which compares to the Oklahoma average annual salary of $43,580. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 13% less than the Oklahoma average, which means Southeast 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.
  • Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $42,660.
  • Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,001.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area$42,66087.06%$49,001
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 Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $35,420 and $46,920 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $59,360, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $29,060, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year34Under $29,060
15%2 – 4 years51$29,060 – $35,420
25%5 – 9 years85$35,420 – $37,200
25%10 – 14 years85$37,200 – $46,920
15%15 – 20 years51$37,200 – $59,360
10%20+ years34Above $59,360
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 $42,660, Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than Marriage and Family Therapists ($64,030), School Psychologists ($53,820), Health Care Social Workers ($51,250), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,380).

TitleAnnual Salary
Marriage and Family Therapists$64,030
School Psychologists$53,820
Health Care Social Workers$51,250
Substance Abuse Counselors$45,380
Social Workers$42,660
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area is 340.

Social Workers earn an average of $42,660 per year or $20.51 per hour in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $49,001 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southeast Oklahoma Nonmetropolitan Area are Marriage and Family Therapists($64,030), School Psychologists($53,820), Health Care Social Workers($51,250).


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