Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.
  • Social Workers in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $43,630 per year or $20.98 per hour.
  • The percentage of Utah Social Workers who work in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #7 in Utah for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Utah for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #406 in the nation for salary and #422 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #471 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Utah

Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $43,630 or $20.98 per hour which is 15% less than the Utah average salary of $51,650.

AverageCentral Utah Nonmetropolitan AreaUtah% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.98$24.83-15.51%
Annual Salary$43,630$51,650-15.53%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $43,630 or $20.98 per hour which is 20% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageCentral Utah Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.98$26.39-20.50%
Annual Salary$43,630$54,880-20.50%
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 Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $49,659 which compares to the Utah average annual salary of $51,650. per year.

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

  • Utah average salary is $51,650.
  • Utah cost-of-living adjusted salary is $54,186.
  • Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $43,630.
  • Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,659.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area$43,63087.86%$49,659
Utah$51,65095.32%$54,186
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 Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $30,970 and $49,240 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $71,790, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $29,550, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $29,550
15%2 – 4 years12$29,550 – $30,970
25%5 – 9 years20$30,970 – $37,120
25%10 – 14 years20$37,120 – $49,240
15%15 – 20 years12$37,120 – $71,790
10%20+ years8Above $71,790
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 $43,630, Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than Substance Abuse Counselors ($67,950), and Health Care Social Workers ($50,020).

TitleAnnual Salary
Substance Abuse Counselors$67,950
Health Care Social Workers$50,020
Social Workers$43,630
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.

Social Workers earn an average of $43,630 per year or $20.98 per hour in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $49,659 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area are Substance Abuse Counselors($67,950), Health Care Social Workers($50,020), Social Workers($43,630).


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