Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is 220.
  • Social Workers in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $63,000 per year or $30.29 per hour.
  • The percentage of Washington Social Workers who work in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is 2%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #2 in Washington for salary and #12 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in Washington for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #29 in the nation for salary and #125 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #296 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Washington

Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $63,000 or $30.29 per hour which is 4% more than the Washington average salary of $60,230.

AverageEastern Washington Nonmetropolitan AreaWashington% Difference
Hourly Wage$30.29$28.964.59%
Annual Salary$63,000$60,2304.60%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $63,000 or $30.29 per hour which is 14% more than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageEastern Washington Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$30.29$26.3914.78%
Annual Salary$63,000$54,88014.80%
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 Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $64,948 which compares to the Washington average annual salary of $60,230. per year.

Cost-of-living in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is 3% less than the Washington average, which means Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Washington average.

  • Washington average salary is $60,230.
  • Washington cost-of-living adjusted salary is $56,101.
  • Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $63,000.
  • Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,948.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area$63,00097.00%$64,948
Washington$60,230107.36%$56,101
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 Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Social Workers earn between $54,100 and $70,940 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $77,250, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $45,400, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year22Under $45,400
15%2 – 4 years33$45,400 – $54,100
25%5 – 9 years55$54,100 – $65,920
25%10 – 14 years55$65,920 – $70,940
15%15 – 20 years33$65,920 – $77,250
10%20+ years22Above $77,250
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 $63,000, Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($83,370).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Health Care Social Workers ($57,550), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($57,560).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$83,370
Social Workers$63,000
Substance Abuse Counselors$57,560
Health Care Social Workers$57,550
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area is 220.

Social Workers earn an average of $63,000 per year or $30.29 per hour in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area Social Workers earn an average of $64,948 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Eastern Washington Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($83,370), Social Workers($63,000), Substance Abuse Counselors($57,560).


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