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Healthcare Social Workers in Nevada

Considering a career as a Healthcare Social Worker in Nevada?

30.2% Jobs Projection
$70,200 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Healthcare Social Workers in Nevada are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Healthcare Social Workers in Nevada is growing faster than average.

  • Healthcare Social Workers in Nevada earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Healthcare Social Workers Work in Nevada?

In Nevada, there were 720 people working as Healthcare Social Workers in the year 2018.

There were 730 Healthcare Social Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Healthcare Social Workers in NV Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,940 Healthcare Social Workers working in it, which means Nevada has fewer Healthcare Social Workers than average.

Healthcare Social Workers in NV vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Nevada

Jobs for Healthcare Social Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 30.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 20.1%.

Job Projections for Healthcare Social Workers: Nation vs. NV

Nevada Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 90 annual job openings, and a total of 820 jobs for Nevada Healthcare Social Workers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 22,900 annual jobs and 212,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Healthcare Social Workers Make in Nevada?

In 2018 wages for Healthcare Social Workers ranged from $51,530 to $175,940 with $70,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.78 to $84.59. The median hourly rate was $33.75.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $31.59 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.16.

The median salary in Nevada is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Healthcare Social Workers Earnings: NV vs. National Average

Top Nevada Metros for Healthcare Social Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Healthcare Social Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 520 $74,090
Reno, NV 110 $61,290
Carson City, NV 30 $61,040

Top States for Healthcare Social Workers Employment

View the list below to see where most Healthcare Social Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 18,600 $73,970
New York 13,290 $60,910
Florida 10,660 $49,280
Massachusetts 10,040 $61,460
Texas 9,830 $57,190
Pennsylvania 7,560 $52,630
Ohio 7,120 $53,530
Illinois 5,750 $50,880
Missouri 5,680 $43,600
Michigan 5,400 $55,720
Indiana 5,320 $49,300
Maryland 5,090 $56,510
Washington 3,900 $59,920
Minnesota 3,850 $58,220
Virginia 3,720 $55,580
Georgia 3,550 $52,660
North Carolina 3,340 $53,600
Wisconsin 3,330 $52,410
Tennessee 3,260 $50,020
Colorado 3,130 $50,500

Below are the states where Healthcare Social Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $73,970
Alaska $72,070
District of Columbia $71,220
Connecticut $71,120
Nevada $70,200
Oregon $69,720
Hawaii $64,710
New Hampshire $64,560
New Jersey $62,900
Utah $62,050

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