Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Department of Children and Families for between five and 10 years earn $49K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $39K per year on average.
Residents of Baton Rouge, La. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $45K annually; other top-paying cities include Springfield, Mass. (approximately $42K) and Tallahassee, Fla. ($34K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $55K per year) in Wisconsin.
The highest paychecks go to Social Workers, who earn $51K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Clinical Social Workers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $52K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Licensed Master Social Worker is rewarded with median pay of about $45K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Counseling in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $54K per year. A garden variety skill at Department of Children and Families is Case Management; more than a third of Department of Children and Families' people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Child Advocacy, and Data Entry.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 22 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Between a fifth and a fourth of workers save for retirement through Department of Children and Families' 401(k) plan. Department of Children and Families provides health insurance to a large number of respondents, and the larger part of survey participants do receive dental coverage.