Average Salary for Department of Children and Families Employees

Employees at Department of Children and Families make $42K per year on average. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Department of Children and Families workers, followed by geography. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Department of Children and Families for between five and 10 years earn approximately $54K annually on average. The largest slice of the Department of Children and Families workforce (40 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $42K per year.

Locations

Across Department of Children and Families' U.S. offices, employees in the state of Wisconsin earn the most, taking home around $49K annually.

Jobs

Nearing the top of the pay scale are Social Workers; median pay is the highest at $52K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Master Social Workers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $56K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker is rewarded with median pay of $49K per year. Department of Children and Families compensates B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA)-holders the most at approximately $51K annually.

Skills

The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Counseling; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $54K per year. Case Management is a popular skill among Department of Children and Families workers, with roughly two in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Child Advocacy, Data Analysis, and Data Entry.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in four employees enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. More than a third of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Department of Children and Families sponsors. A large number of survey participants report having health insurance, and a majority of respondents report having dental coverage.

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Key Stats for Department of Children and Families

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %
Salary
$27,308 - $51,040
Salary
$52,000
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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