Social Worker State Salary

The United States has a wide range of average salaries for Social Workers. Each state is unique.  The range is as low as $22.18 in Kentucky to a high of $33.45 in New Jersey. A number of factors contribute to the average hourly pay of a Social Worker.

Some typical factors include: 

Supply and demand 
Union representation (States that have higher union activity earn an average of 20% more in pay and benefits for all employees)

Cost of living 
Healthcare reimbursement rates 

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STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL
Alabama 2,130 22.21 46,200
Alaska 190 33.07 68,790
Arizona 2,610 25.17 52,350
Arkansas 1,200 22.73 47,270
California 14,160 36.48 75,870
Colorado 1,590 27.60 57,410
Connecticut 1,190 32.06 66,680
Delaware 430 31.50 65,530
District of Columbia 430 30.41 63,240
Florida 7,470 25.66 53,380
Georgia 3,860 24.98 51,970
Hawaii 230 31.78 66,110
Idaho 430 26.30 54,700
Illinois 4,130 26.56 55,250
Indiana 3,290 24.95 51,890
Iowa 960 24.57 51,110
Kansas 1,210 23.49 48,850
Kentucky 2,530 22.18 46,140
Louisiana 1,940 24.98 51,960
Maine 410 26.53 55,180
Maryland 2,150 30.51 63,460
Massachusetts 2,350 32.51 67,620
Michigan 3,880 25.46 52,960
Minnesota 1,570 29.79 61,960
Mississippi 1,500 23.52 48,920
Missouri 2,800 24.18 50,290


STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL
Montana 350 24.90 51,800
Nebraska 900 24.90 51,790
Nevada 960 33.33 69,340
New Hampshire 330 29.77 61,920
New Jersey 3,080 33.45 69,580
New Mexico 690 25.65 53,360
New York 5,980 31.50 65,520
North Carolina 3,750 25.35 52,720
North Dakota 400 23.96 49,830
Ohio 5,880 25.34 52,700
Oklahoma 1,220 24.55 51,060
Oregon 1,010 29.36 61,070
Pennsylvania 5,090 27.01 56,190
Rhode Island 350 28.93 60,160
South Carolina 1,830 24.77 51,520
South Dakota 310 23.49 48,850
Tennessee 3,390 23.32 48,510
Texas 10,160 26.50 55,130
Utah 710 26.99 56,140
Vermont 230 27.95 58,130
Virginia 2,480 27.19 56,550
Washington 1,820 31.27 65,040
West Virginia 880 22.56 46,930
Wisconsin 1,970 27.21 56,600
Wyoming 240 26.30 54,710