Average Salary for Child and Family Service Employees

An average Child and Family Service employee can expect to make $40K per year. Your city influences pay for Child and Family Service workers the most, followed by your experience level and what you do at the company. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Child and Family Service Median Salary by Job


Social Worker (MSW)
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Social Worker
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Case Manager
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  • Updated: 16 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
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By state, the highest compensation levels appear in District of Columbia, where the average salary is approximately $68K annually.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $44K per year. The greater proportion of employees (46 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $40K annually.


The highest paychecks go to MSW Social Workers, who earn an average around $56K per year, closely trailed by Social Workers ($51K) annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Graduate Social Workers receive bigger paychecks ($51K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $50K on average. Child and Family Service workers who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are also well compensated, earning about $54K on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Case Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $51K annually. Counseling is regularly seen around here; just under one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management were also reported by many survey participants.


With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Child and Family Service's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

Child and Family Service lets only 43 percent take paid vacation and only 29 percent take sick leave. A fair number of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. A solid majority of respondents can count on health insurance, and more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Child and Family Service also dishes out privileges such as free drinks and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Child and Family Service


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$29,087 - $55,028

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