Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Morristown is 100.
  • Social Workers in Morristown earn an average of $44,660 per year or $21.47 per hour.
  • The percentage of Tennessee Social Workers who work in Morristown is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Morristown is less than 1%.

Rankings for Morristown

  • Ranks #9 in Tennessee for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #13 in Tennessee for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #365 in the nation for salary and #415 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #441 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Tennessee

Morristown Social Workers earn an average of $44,660 or $21.47 per hour which is 3% less than the Tennessee average salary of $46,280.

AverageMorristownTennessee% Difference
Hourly Wage$21.47$22.25-3.51%
Annual Salary$44,660$46,280-3.50%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Morristown Social Workers earn an average of $44,660 or $21.47 per hour which is 18% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageMorristownU.S.%
Hourly Wage$21.47$26.39-18.64%
Annual Salary$44,660$54,880-18.62%
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 Morristown earns an average annual salary of $50,767 which compares to the Tennessee average annual salary of $46,280. per year.

Cost-of-living in Morristown is 12% less than the Tennessee average, which means Morristown residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Tennessee average.

  • Tennessee average salary is $46,280.
  • Tennessee cost-of-living adjusted salary is $50,222.
  • Morristown average salary is $44,660.
  • Morristown cost-of-living adjusted salary is $50,767.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Morristown$44,66087.97%$50,767
Tennessee$46,28092.15%$50,222
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 Morristown, 50% of Social Workers earn between $39,140 and $51,300 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $57,700, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $37,300, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year10Under $37,300
15%2 – 4 years15$37,300 – $39,140
25%5 – 9 years25$39,140 – $46,600
25%10 – 14 years25$46,600 – $51,300
15%15 – 20 years15$46,600 – $57,700
10%20+ years10Above $57,700
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 $44,660, Morristown Social Workers tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($47,300).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$47,300
Social Workers$44,660
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Morristown Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Morristown is 100.

Social Workers earn an average of $44,660 per year or $21.47 per hour in Morristown.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Morristown Social Workers earn an average of $50,767 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Morristown are Health Care Social Workers($47,300), Social Workers($44,660),


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

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