Early Intervention Specialist Salary

Most Early Intervention Specialists in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $35K per year. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $25K and $60K per year. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and over one-half have dental, as well. For the most part, Early Intervention Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$26,303 - $49,123
(Median)
$26K
$35K
$49K
MEDIAN: $34,787
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$11.00 - $40.66
(Median)
$11
$19
$41
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$26,303 - $49,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
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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$25,458 - $60,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $40.66  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
   
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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$25,458 - $60,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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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. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $35K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $39K. Early Intervention Specialists see a median salary of $41K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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
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Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$36,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 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
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 29%
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