Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary Information in Wyoming

The average annual and hourly salaries for mental health and substance abuse social workers in the state of Wyoming are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mental health and substance abuse social workers amongst Wyoming areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers in Wyoming

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,410
25th Percentile Wage
$43,810
50th Percentile Wage
$53,900
75th Percentile Wage
$63,070
90th Percentile Wage
$79,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mental health and substance abuse social workers in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mental health and substance abuse social workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,900
-2.54% 21.02%
2016
$55,270
-4.07% -
2015
$57,520
21.97% -
2014
$44,880
2.41% -
2013
$43,800
2.81% -
2012
$42,570
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers in Wyoming Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mental health and substance abuse social workers in some Wyoming cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mental health and substance abuse social workers in state of Wyoming ranges from $41,790 to $57,580. The highest paying area for mental health and substance abuse social workers in Wyoming is Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,580. The second highest paying city/area in Wyoming State is Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $52,200). The lowest paying area is Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$57,580
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$52,200
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$47,120
Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$41,790




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