Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Social Workers currently employed in Greeley is 260.
  • Social Workers in Greeley earn an average of $63,660 per year or $30.61 per hour.
  • The percentage of Colorado Social Workers who work in Greeley is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Social Workers who work in Greeley is less than 1%.

Rankings for Greeley

  • Ranks #1 in Colorado for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Colorado for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #26 in the nation for salary and #100 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #252 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Colorado

Greeley Social Workers earn an average of $63,660 or $30.61 per hour which is 6% more than the Colorado average salary of $59,790.

AverageGreeleyColorado% Difference
Hourly Wage$30.61$28.756.47%
Annual Salary$63,660$59,7906.47%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Greeley Social Workers earn an average of $63,660 or $30.61 per hour which is 15% more than the U.S. average salary of $54,880.

AverageGreeleyU.S.%
Hourly Wage$30.61$26.3915.99%
Annual Salary$63,660$54,88016.00%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

When adjusted for cost-of-living, Social Workers in Greeley earns an average annual salary of $64,721 which compares to the Colorado average annual salary of $59,790. per year.

Cost-of-living in Greeley is 2% less than the Colorado average, which means Greeley residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Colorado average.

  • Colorado average salary is $59,790.
  • Colorado cost-of-living adjusted salary is $58,122.
  • Greeley average salary is $63,660.
  • Greeley cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,721.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Greeley$63,66098.36%$64,721
Colorado$59,790102.87%$58,122
U.S.$54,880$54,880
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Greeley, 50% of Social Workers earn between $49,290 and $77,510 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Social Workers earn more than $77,510, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Social Workers.

Approximately 10% of Social Workers earn under $38,690, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Social Workers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year26Under $38,690
15%2 – 4 years39$38,690 – $49,290
25%5 – 9 years65$49,290 – $61,870
25%10 – 14 years65$61,870 – $77,510
15%15 – 20 years39$61,870 – $77,510
10%20+ years26Above $77,510
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $63,660, Greeley Social Workers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($94,130).

However, Social Workers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,670), and Health Care Social Workers ($52,660).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$94,130
Social Workers$63,660
Health Care Social Workers$52,660
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,670
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Greeley Social Workers

The number of Social Workers currently employed in Greeley is 260.

Social Workers earn an average of $63,660 per year or $30.61 per hour in Greeley.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Greeley Social Workers earn an average of $64,721 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Greeley are School Psychologists($94,130), Social Workers($63,660), Health Care Social Workers($52,660).


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