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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other social workers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
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|
|Rhode Island|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |