Healthcare Social Workers in Texas
Get the information you need to know about working as a Healthcare Social Worker.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Healthcare Social Workers in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Healthcare Social Workers in Texas is growing faster than average.
Healthcare Social Workers in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Healthcare Social Workers Work in Texas?
There were approximately 9,830 workers employed as Healthcare Social Workers in this state in 2018.
There were 9,980 Healthcare Social Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,940 Healthcare Social Workers working in it, which means Texas has more Healthcare Social Workers than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Healthcare Social Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 25.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 20.1%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 1,430 annual Healthcare Social Workers job openings in Texas, and 13,040 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 22,900 annual jobs and 212,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Healthcare Social Workers Make in Texas?
In 2018 wages for Healthcare Social Workers ranged from $35,350 to $82,150 with $57,190 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17 to $39.49. The median hourly rate was $27.5.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $27.03 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.47.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas 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|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||2,460||$57,280|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||2,150||$66,040|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||900||$50,300|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||590||$57,740|
|El Paso, TX||300||$47,670|
|Corpus Christi, TX||180||$59,760|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||150||$62,020|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||120||$56,330|
|Wichita Falls, TX||90||$47,780|
|San Angelo, TX||60||$45,910|
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|
Below are the states where Healthcare Social Workers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$71,220|
Related Careers in TX
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||19,510|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers||6,090|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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