Child Life Specialist Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Child Life Specialist make in District of Columbia? The average Child Life Specialist salary in District of Columbia is $59,390 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $53,023 and $66,584. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $53,023 10% $47,225 90% $73,134 75% $66,584 $59,390 50%(Median)
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Child Life Specialist is responsible for the design and implementation of pediatric programs, therapies, and activities among young patients. Works with families to assist in caring for childhood hospitalizations or disabilities. Being a Child Life Specialist monitors child development to ensure normal progression. Provides in-depth care as needed to more urgent cases. Additionally, Child Life Specialist may require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Child Life Specialist typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2020

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $59,091 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $59,091 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $59,091 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $59,091 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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