Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Beaumont-Port Arthur is 280.
  • Social Workers in Beaumont-Port Arthur earn an average of $48,470 per year or $23.31 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Social Workers who work in Beaumont-Port Arthur is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Beaumont-Port Arthur is less than 1%.

Rankings for Beaumont-Port Arthur

  • Ranks #18 in Texas for salary and #19 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #15 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #253 in the nation for salary and #218 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #233 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

Beaumont-Port Arthur Social Workers earn an average of $48,470 or $23.31 per hour which is 1% less than the Texas average salary of $49,310.

AverageBeaumont-Port ArthurTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.31$23.71-1.69%
Annual Salary$48,470$49,310-1.70%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Beaumont-Port Arthur Social Workers earn an average of $48,470 or $23.31 per hour which is 11% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageBeaumont-Port ArthurU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.31$26.39-11.67%
Annual Salary$48,470$54,880-11.68%
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 Beaumont-Port Arthur earns an average annual salary of $51,862 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $49,310. per year.

Cost-of-living in Beaumont-Port Arthur is 7% less than the Texas average, which means Beaumont-Port Arthur residents have an overall less 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.
  • Beaumont-Port Arthur average salary is $48,470.
  • Beaumont-Port Arthur cost-of-living adjusted salary is $51,862.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Beaumont-Port Arthur$48,47093.46%$51,862
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 Beaumont-Port Arthur, 50% of Social Workers earn between $37,810 and $56,820 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $62,480, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $31,480, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year28Under $31,480
15%2 – 4 years42$31,480 – $37,810
25%5 – 9 years70$37,810 – $48,520
25%10 – 14 years70$48,520 – $56,820
15%15 – 20 years42$48,520 – $62,480
10%20+ years28Above $62,480
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 $48,470, Beaumont-Port Arthur Social Workers tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($68,740), and School Psychologists ($68,680).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,070).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$68,740
School Psychologists$68,680
Social Workers$48,470
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,070
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Beaumont-Port Arthur Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Beaumont-Port Arthur is 280.

Social Workers earn an average of $48,470 per year or $23.31 per hour in Beaumont-Port Arthur.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Beaumont-Port Arthur Social Workers earn an average of $51,862 per year or $25 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Beaumont-Port Arthur are Health Care Social Workers($68,740), School Psychologists($68,680), Social Workers($48,470).


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