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Average Salary for Department of Children and Families Employees

A salary of $40K per year is the going rate at Department of Children and Families. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Department of Children and Families typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Department of Children and Families
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Social Worker (7)
$26,309 - $66,201  
[-]Social Worker (7)
Salary$26,792 - $62,863  
Total Pay$26,309 - $66,201  
[+]Social Worker (MSW) (2)
$33,154 - $71,529  
[+]Social Worker (MSW) (2)
Salary$28,923 - $71,507  
Total Pay$33,154 - $71,529  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Department of Children and Families for between five and ten years haul in around $37K on average. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $40K. Overall, the greater share of Department of Children and Families folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $48K annually.


Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $39K per year) in Massachusetts.


MSW Social Workers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $53K; Social Workers come in second with typical earnings amounting to $40K.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Clinical Social Workers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $55K. At Department of Children and Families, employees who hold a master's in social work receive the highest salaries at $46K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Child Advocacy; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $52K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Case Management; more than half deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Counseling, Spanish Language, and Long Term Care.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, more than half of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Almost all workers can count on health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage as a benefit.

Key Stats

80 %
20 %
$26,451 - $50,963
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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