Salary Report for Wyoming Social Workers
Compare Wyoming to U.S.
Wyoming Social Workers earn an average of $50,090 which is 8% less than the national average salary of $54,880.
|Average Hourly Wage||$24.08||$26.39||-8.75%|
|Average Annual Salary||$50,090||$54,880||-8.73%|
Salary Range by Education and Experience
In Wyoming, 50% of Social Workers earn between $38,880 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 $76,010, a rate generally associated with highly educated and experienced Social Workers.
Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $30,680, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.
|10%||Less than a Year||64||Under $30,680|
|15%||2 – 4 years||96||$30,680 – $38,880|
|25%||5 – 9 years||160||$38,880 – $47,320|
|25%||10 – 14 years||160||$47,320 – $60,510|
|15%||15 – 20 years||96||$47,320 – $76,010|
|10%||20+ years||64||Above $76,010|
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
After being adjusted for cost-of-living, Social Workers in Wyoming psychologists earn about $54,292 per year which is less than the average U.S. psychologist of $54,880.
Cost-of-living in Wyoming is 8% less than the national average, which means Wyoming residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to other states.
More cost-of-living reports for U.S. States.
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $50,090, Wyoming Social Workers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($102,660), School Psychologists ($77,490), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($72,900), Psychology Teachers ($70,060), Health Care Social Workers ($62,560), Substance Abuse Counselors ($61,840), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($50,950).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$72,900|
|Health Care Social Workers||$62,560|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$61,840|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$50,950|
Projected Demand for Psychologists in 2030
The U.S. Department of Labor projects that in Wyoming the three professions needing the most new psychologists by 2030 are Substance Abuse Counselors (760), Social Workers (650) and Health Care Social Workers (300).
The three professions in Wyoming needing highest percentage new psychologists by 2030 are Substance Abuse Counselors (20.6%), Health Care Social Workers (15.4%) and Social Workers (8.3%).
|Substance Abuse Counselors||630||760||20.6%||80|
|Health Care Social Workers||260||300||15.4%||30|
Salaries Ranked by Wyoming Cities
The average salary for Social Workers in Wyoming is $50,090. The top cities that pay Social Workers the most are Cheyenne ($54,970), Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area ($52,510) and Casper ($47,840).
When adjusted for cost-of-living, the cities that pay Social Workers the highest average annual salary are Cheyenne ($59,006), Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area ($56,983) and Casper ($52,221).
The following table shows the average yearly salary range for Social Workers in each city, and the average yearly salary after being adjusted for cost-of-living in that state.
The difference column shows how much more or less purchasing power a Social Workers salary will have in that area.
|Area||Average Salary||COL Adjusted||Difference|
|Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area||$52,510||$56,983||$4,473|
|Eastern Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area||$44,310||$48,085||$3,775|
Salary FAQ for Wyoming Social Workers
City and Rural Summaries
Average Social Workers Salary: $47,840
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $52,221
Hourly Wage: $23.00
Currently Employed: 90
Cost-of-Living Index: 91.61
Casper Salary Report
Average Social Workers Salary: $54,970
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $59,006
Hourly Wage: $26
Currently Employed: 140
Cost-of-Living Index: 93.16
Cheyenne Salary Report
Eastern Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area
Average Social Workers Salary: $44,310
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $48,085
Hourly Wage: $21.30
Currently Employed: 190
Cost-of-Living Index: 92.15
Eastern Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area Salary Report
Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area
Average Social Workers Salary: $52,510
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $56,983
Hourly Wage: $25
Currently Employed: 230
Cost-of-Living Index: 92.15
Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area Salary Report