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Early Intervention Specialist Salary

Most Early Intervention Specialists in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $35K annually. Earnings generally vary between $25K and $61K per year. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Although a majority have medical coverage and a little over a half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$26,061 - $49,707
(Median)
$26K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,830
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50%
90%

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$10.68 - $40.20
(Median)
$11
$19
$40
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,061 - $49,707  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,033  
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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$25,215 - $60,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.68 - $40.20  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,033  
   
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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$25,215 - $60,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131

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Job Description for Early Intervention Specialist

The job of an Early Intervention Specialist is to provide human services to families with a heavy focus towards the demanding needs of children and young adults. One needs to aid in the assistance and relief in troubled situations families often find themselves in. Finding ways to augment the quality of the lives of the people needing service is the main task or goal of a person in this field. This includes addressing problems including but not limited to academic struggles, teen pregnancy, drug usage and other behavioral issues that can hinder the quality of people's lives.

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Early Intervention Specialist Tasks

  • Take detailed notes and report on child development and progress.
  • Assists parents in addressing developmental and behavioral concerns of children by interpreting test results, creating learning plans, suggesting activities, and providing information.
  • Participate in assessments and provide individual and group treatment to children 0-3 years of age and their families.
  • Communicate regularly with parents regarding child's records, appointments, and testing.

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Pay by Experience Level for Early Intervention Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Early Intervention Specialists — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $35K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $39K. Early Intervention Specialists bring in $41K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $44K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Early Intervention Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$36,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 30%
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