Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Austin-Round Rock is 1,630.
  • Social Workers in Austin-Round Rock earn an average of $50,120 per year or $24.10 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Social Workers who work in Austin-Round Rock is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Austin-Round Rock is less than 1%.

Rankings for Austin-Round Rock

  • Ranks #7 in Texas for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #203 in the nation for salary and #59 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #43 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

Austin-Round Rock Social Workers earn an average of $50,120 or $24.10 per hour which is 1% more than the Texas average salary of $49,310.

AverageAustin-Round RockTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.10$23.711.64%
Annual Salary$50,120$49,3101.64%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Austin-Round Rock Social Workers earn an average of $50,120 or $24.10 per hour which is 8% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageAustin-Round RockU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.10$26.39-8.68%
Annual Salary$50,120$54,880-8.67%
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 Austin-Round Rock earns an average annual salary of $49,234 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $49,310. per year.

Cost-of-living in Austin-Round Rock is 2% higher than the Texas average, which means Austin-Round Rock residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Texas average.

  • Texas average salary is $49,310.
  • Texas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,538.
  • Austin-Round Rock average salary is $50,120.
  • Austin-Round Rock cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,234.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Austin-Round Rock$50,120101.80%$49,234
Texas$49,31099.54%$49,538
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 Austin-Round Rock, 50% of Social Workers earn between $43,250 and $60,250 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $60,630, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $32,800, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year163Under $32,800
15%2 – 4 years244$32,800 – $43,250
25%5 – 9 years408$43,250 – $47,390
25%10 – 14 years408$47,390 – $60,250
15%15 – 20 years244$47,390 – $60,630
10%20+ years163Above $60,630
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 $50,120, Austin-Round Rock Social Workers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($101,040), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($86,030), Psychology Teachers ($85,550), Health Care Social Workers ($73,940), School Psychologists ($69,940), Marriage and Family Therapists ($58,100), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,110).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$101,040
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$86,030
Psychology Teachers$85,550
Health Care Social Workers$73,940
School Psychologists$69,940
Marriage and Family Therapists$58,100
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,110
Social Workers$50,120
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Austin-Round Rock Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Austin-Round Rock is 1,630.

Social Workers earn an average of $50,120 per year or $24.10 per hour in Austin-Round Rock.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Austin-Round Rock Social Workers earn an average of $49,234 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Austin-Round Rock are Forensic Psychologists($101,040), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($86,030), Psychology Teachers($85,550).


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