Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Longview is 140.
  • Social Workers in Longview earn an average of $59,110 per year or $28.42 per hour.
  • The percentage of Washington Social Workers who work in Longview is 2%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Longview is less than 1%.

Rankings for Longview

  • Ranks #7 in Washington for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #11 in Washington for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #57 in the nation for salary and #117 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #382 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Washington

Longview Social Workers earn an average of $59,110 or $28.42 per hour which is 1% less than the Washington average salary of $60,230.

AverageLongviewWashington% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.42$28.96-1.86%
Annual Salary$59,110$60,230-1.86%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Longview Social Workers earn an average of $59,110 or $28.42 per hour which is 7% more than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageLongviewU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.42$26.397.69%
Annual Salary$59,110$54,8807.71%
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 Longview earns an average annual salary of $60,775 which compares to the Washington average annual salary of $60,230. per year.

Cost-of-living in Longview is 3% less than the Washington average, which means Longview 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.
  • Longview average salary is $59,110.
  • Longview cost-of-living adjusted salary is $60,775.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Longview$59,11097.26%$60,775
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 Longview, 50% of Social Workers earn between $47,320 and $69,250 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $72,750, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $37,220, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year14Under $37,220
15%2 – 4 years21$37,220 – $47,320
25%5 – 9 years35$47,320 – $60,300
25%10 – 14 years35$60,300 – $69,250
15%15 – 20 years21$60,300 – $72,750
10%20+ years14Above $72,750
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 $59,110, Longview Social Workers tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($63,050).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($57,680).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$63,050
Social Workers$59,110
Substance Abuse Counselors$57,680
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Longview Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Longview is 140.

Social Workers earn an average of $59,110 per year or $28.42 per hour in Longview.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Longview Social Workers earn an average of $60,775 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Longview are Health Care Social Workers($63,050), Social Workers($59,110), Substance Abuse Counselors($57,680).


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