How much does a Child Welfare Specialist make? The average Child Welfare Specialist salary is $41,209 as of September 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $36,428 and $46,119. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Intercept Health - Lynchburg , VA
Community Based Specialist I will provide a variety of educational, training, and/or treatment ... Monitor the overall health, safety, and welfare of clients. * Provide medication management and ...
Lensa - 10 days ago
U.S Comm for Refuge - Arlington , VA
Assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices through phone/video calls, interviews, and home visits
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington , VA
Experience in child welfare, child placements, family preservation, behavioral health counseling, and social service provision is desired; * Knowledge of trauma-responsive service provision and ...
ZipRecruiter - 54 days ago
Intercept Health - Colonial Heights , VA
TDT/CBS Specialist - Colonial Heights Full-Time/Salary $700 sign on bonus!! Summary: The ... Must be a registered Qualified Mental Health Professional Child (QMHP-C) with the Commonwealth of ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Intercept Health - Hanover , VA
TDT/CBS Specialist Full-Time/Salary $700 sign on bonus! Summary: The Therapeutic Day Treatment ... Must be a registered Qualified Mental Health Professional Child (QMHP-C) with the Commonwealth of ...
ZipRecruiter - 13 days ago
Intercept Health - Newport News , VA
TDT/CBS Specialist Full-Time/Salary $700 sign on bonus!! Summary: The Therapeutic Day Treatment ... Must be a registered Qualified Mental Health Professional Child (QMHP-C) with the Commonwealth of ...
ZipRecruiter - 14 days ago

Child Welfare Specialist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Child Welfare Specialist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of September 27, 2021. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Child Welfare Specialist in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $51,512
Washington, DC $45,874
Miami, FL $40,118
Chicago, IL $43,718
Boston, MA $46,430
New York, NY $49,575
Dallas, TX $40,941
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What is the average salary for Child Welfare Specialist in 2021?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Child Welfare Specialist in the United States. The base salary for Child Welfare Specialist ranges from $36,428 to $46,119 with the average base salary of $41,209. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $37,951 to $49,557 with the average total cash compensation of $43,226.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $41,209 $36,428 - $46,119
Bonus $2,017 $1,523 - $3,437
Total Pay $43,226 $37,951 - $49,557
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What's the difference between Child Welfare Worker and Child Welfare Specialist?
According to our latest salary estimation on September 27, 2021. The average salary of Child Welfare Specialist is $41,209, and the average salary of Child Welfare Worker is $56,139. The average salary of Child Welfare Worker is higher than Child Welfare Specialist. ( 2021-09-27 salary.com )
I am a Child Welfare Specialist, which location’s salary is higher, Rio Rancho, NM or Gillette, WY?
Rio Rancho, NM typically sees higher pay than Gillette, WY for Child Welfare Specialist. a Child Welfare Specialist Salary in Rio Rancho, NM is $38,456 as of September 27, 2021; a Child Welfare Specialist Salary in Gillette, WY is $36,460 as of September 27, 2021. ( 2021-09-27 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Child Welfare Specialist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2021-09-27 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Child Welfare Specialist?
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Last Update: September 27, 2021