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Other Social Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other social workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other social workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other social workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Other Social Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,640
25th Percentile Wage
$44,360
50th Percentile Wage
$61,980
75th Percentile Wage
$76,970
90th Percentile Wage
$86,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other social workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other social workers is $86,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,640. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 150% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other social workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,980
2.82% 11.97%
2016
$60,230
2.77% -
2015
$58,560
-0.92% -
2014
$59,100
4.38% -
2013
$56,510
3.45% -
2012
$54,560
- -

Table 2. Other Social Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other social workers in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other social workers occupations is the finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $69,690. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $42,440).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Finance and Insurance
$69,690
Federal, State, and Local Government
$66,230
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$60,670
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$57,710
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$53,080
Educational Services
$51,380
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$48,870
Health Care and Social Assistance
$45,960
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$42,440

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Social Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other social workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other social workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $27,380 to $78,890. The highest paying state for other social workers is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $78,890. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $27,380. For more salary information of other social workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Hawaii
$78,890
Rhode Island
$77,360
Massachusetts
$76,200
District of Columbia
$76,040
Nevada
$75,910
Texas
$74,590
New Hampshire
$74,270
West Virginia
$73,160
Idaho
$72,260
South Dakota
$72,250
Florida
$72,170
Washington
$71,530
Virginia
$70,250
Illinois
$69,390
New Jersey
$69,320
Maryland
$68,750
California
$67,130
Indiana
$66,670
Alabama
$66,240
Georgia
$66,240
Michigan
$66,240
Vermont
$65,190
Iowa
$65,030
Pennsylvania
$64,740
Arizona
$64,560
Missouri
$64,510
Nebraska
$64,220
New York
$64,170
North Carolina
$60,520
Kentucky
$60,210
Connecticut
$59,350
Delaware
$59,310
North Dakota
$58,820
Wisconsin
$58,180
Minnesota
$55,870
Oklahoma
$55,450
Colorado
$53,620
Oregon
$53,450
New Mexico
$52,590
Alaska
$50,660
Wyoming
$50,370
Maine
$48,890
Tennessee
$47,030
Louisiana
$47,000
Ohio
$45,250
Kansas
$44,290
Mississippi
$43,370
Utah
$42,580
South Carolina
$41,830
Guam
$38,560
Montana
$37,590
Arkansas
$35,330
Puerto Rico
$27,380



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