Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Provo-Orem is 230.
  • Social Workers in Provo-Orem earn an average of $50,900 per year or $24.47 per hour.
  • The percentage of Utah Social Workers who work in Provo-Orem is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Provo-Orem is less than 1%.

Rankings for Provo-Orem

  • Ranks #3 in Utah for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Utah for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #186 in the nation for salary and #155 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #281 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Utah

Provo-Orem Social Workers earn an average of $50,900 or $24.47 per hour which is 1% less than the Utah average salary of $51,650.

AverageProvo-OremUtah% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.47$24.83-1.45%
Annual Salary$50,900$51,650-1.45%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Provo-Orem Social Workers earn an average of $50,900 or $24.47 per hour which is 7% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageProvo-OremU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.47$26.39-7.28%
Annual Salary$50,900$54,880-7.25%
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 Provo-Orem earns an average annual salary of $53,093 which compares to the Utah average annual salary of $51,650. per year.

Cost-of-living in Provo-Orem is 4% less than the Utah average, which means Provo-Orem 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.
  • Provo-Orem average salary is $50,900.
  • Provo-Orem cost-of-living adjusted salary is $53,093.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Provo-Orem$50,90095.87%$53,093
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 Provo-Orem, 50% of Social Workers earn between $35,730 and $72,080 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $77,110, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $29,030, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year23Under $29,030
15%2 – 4 years34$29,030 – $35,730
25%5 – 9 years58$35,730 – $46,000
25%10 – 14 years58$46,000 – $72,080
15%15 – 20 years34$46,000 – $77,110
10%20+ years23Above $77,110
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 $50,900, Provo-Orem Social Workers tend to earn less than Marriage and Family Therapists ($86,260), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($85,900), School Psychologists ($72,240), Health Care Social Workers ($66,430), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($62,190).

TitleAnnual Salary
Marriage and Family Therapists$86,260
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$85,900
School Psychologists$72,240
Health Care Social Workers$66,430
Substance Abuse Counselors$62,190
Social Workers$50,900
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Provo-Orem Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Provo-Orem is 230.

Social Workers earn an average of $50,900 per year or $24.47 per hour in Provo-Orem.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Provo-Orem Social Workers earn an average of $53,093 per year or $26 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Provo-Orem are Marriage and Family Therapists($86,260), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($85,900), School Psychologists($72,240).


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