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Early Intervention Specialist Salary

Early Intervention Specialists in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $35K annually for pay. The pay spectrum stretches from $25K to $61K per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by a little over a half. The majority of Early Intervention Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,761 - $49,766
(Median)
$26K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,678
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50%
90%

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$10.46 - $40.77
(Median)
$10
$19
$41
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
$25,761 - $49,766  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,200  
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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$24,908 - $61,062  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.46 - $40.77  
   
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 - $1,200  
   
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).
)
$24,908 - $61,062  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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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.


Early Intervention Specialists do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $34K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $40K. Early Intervention Specialists bring in $41K after working for 10 to 20 years. As Early Intervention Specialists reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $44K.

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Experience Affects Early Intervention Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$36,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 31%