Women make up the vast majority of Early Intervention Specialists in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $36K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Early Intervention Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although close to a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and just over a half get dental coverage, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,862 - $54,998
(Median)
$29K
$36K
$55K
MEDIAN: $36,209
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$12.44 - $44.56
(Median)
$12
$20
$45
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,862 - $54,998  
   
Bonus
$1,100  
Total Pay (?
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$27,815 - $62,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $44.56  
   
Overtime
$25.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,100  
   
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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$27,815 - $62,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Job Description for Early Intervention Specialist

Early intervention specialists usually work for non-profit organizations, government entities, and schools to help children who have experienced developmental delays.

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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.


For Early Intervention Specialists, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $36K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $41K. Early Intervention Specialists bring in $44K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $46K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Early Intervention Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$38,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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