Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in St. George is 70.
  • Social Workers in St. George earn an average of $46,700 per year or $22.45 per hour.
  • The percentage of Utah Social Workers who work in St. George is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in St. George is less than 1%.

Rankings for St. George

  • Ranks #5 in Utah for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Utah for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #300 in the nation for salary and #202 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #483 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Utah

St. George Social Workers earn an average of $46,700 or $22.45 per hour which is 9% less than the Utah average salary of $51,650.

AverageSt. GeorgeUtah% Difference
Hourly Wage$22.45$24.83-9.59%
Annual Salary$46,700$51,650-9.58%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

St. George Social Workers earn an average of $46,700 or $22.45 per hour which is 14% less than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageSt. GeorgeU.S.%
Hourly Wage$22.45$26.39-14.93%
Annual Salary$46,700$54,880-14.91%
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 St. George earns an average annual salary of $49,707 which compares to the Utah average annual salary of $51,650. per year.

Cost-of-living in St. George is 6% less than the Utah average, which means St. George 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.
  • St. George average salary is $46,700.
  • St. George cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,707.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
St. George$46,70093.95%$49,707
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 St. George, 50% of Social Workers earn between $34,000 and $60,510 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $76,490, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $26,820, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $26,820
15%2 – 4 years10$26,820 – $34,000
25%5 – 9 years18$34,000 – $37,100
25%10 – 14 years18$37,100 – $60,510
15%15 – 20 years10$37,100 – $76,490
10%20+ years7Above $76,490
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 $46,700, St. George Social Workers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($97,770), Marriage and Family Therapists ($81,270), Substance Abuse Counselors ($70,630), Health Care Social Workers ($65,600), and School Psychologists ($56,480).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$97,770
Marriage and Family Therapists$81,270
Substance Abuse Counselors$70,630
Health Care Social Workers$65,600
School Psychologists$56,480
Social Workers$46,700
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for St. George Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in St. George is 70.

Social Workers earn an average of $46,700 per year or $22.45 per hour in St. George.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in St. George Social Workers earn an average of $49,707 per year or $24 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in St. George are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($97,770), Marriage and Family Therapists($81,270), Substance Abuse Counselors($70,630).


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