How much does a Child Welfare Worker make in the United States? The average Child Welfare Worker salary in the United States is $55,073 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $48,527 and $62,672. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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National Center for Missing and Exploited Children - Alexandria, VA

Child Welfare Worker

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Child Welfare Worker in the United States. The base salary for Child Welfare Worker ranges from $48,527 to $62,672 with the average base salary of $55,073. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $48,872 to $63,798 with the average total cash compensation of $55,115.

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