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Early Intervention Specialist Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Early Intervention Specialists in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $35K per year. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $25K and $61K per year. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Early Intervention Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and just over a half have dental, too. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$25,703 - $49,533
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MEDIAN: $34,566
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$10.42 - $40.20
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,703 - $49,533  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,364  
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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$24,763 - $60,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.42 - $40.20  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,364  
   
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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$24,763 - $60,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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 does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $34K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $40K. For Early Intervention Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $41K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $45K.

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Experience Affects Early Intervention Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 29%