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Certified Peer Specialist Salary

A Certified Peer Specialist earns an average wage of $12.39 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$19,986 - $43,938
(Median)
$20K
$29K
$44K
MEDIAN: $28,854
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$9.57 - $16.15
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,986 - $43,938  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,754  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,040 - $35,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.57 - $16.15  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,754  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,040 - $35,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 149

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Job Description for Certified Peer Specialist

  • Document interactions, goals, outcomes, and resources.
  • Lead introspective and networking activities and events.
  • Teach and mentor individuals on identified topics.
  • Meet individually and in groups to encourage and support designated peers.
  • Model skills and behaviors.

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Certified Peer Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Certified Peer Specialist?

Certified Peer Specialist in Brooklyn:
"I enjoy my career have been doing it for many years."
Pros: Sharing my life experience with other Veterans and letting them know that if I can make it, with my mental illness so can they.
Cons: The commute is to much at times.

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Certified Peer Specialist in Council Bluffs:
"Mental Health Experiences Can Develop Into A Profession."
Patience, persistence and effective communication are essential skills.

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Experience Affects Certified Peer Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Certified Peer Specialist Salaries

National Average
$27,000

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Mentoring
up arrow 2%

Documentation
up arrow 4%

Case Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 37%