Family Advocate Salary

A Family Advocate earns an average wage of $14.33 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$24,626 - $43,982
$25K
$33K
$44K
MEDIAN: $32,939
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50%
90%

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$10.17 - $18.15
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.33
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,626 - $43,982  
   
Bonus
$200.00  
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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$22,314 - $40,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $18.15  
   
Overtime
$24.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$200.00  
   
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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$22,314 - $40,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 201

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Job Description for Family Advocate

A family advocate works in a social service type agency that deals with children and their families. These individuals may work in foster agencies, homes for children and families, nonprofit organizations, or directly through government social services departments. Family advocates are responsible for creating a relationship with assigned children and their families to support them through difficult situations and provide parenting guidance. They also help families reach out to community programs for which they are eligible and act as a liaison for the family and these programs.

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Family Advocate Tasks

  • Act as a liaison with parents and treatment professionals.
  • Manage caseload and follow-up care.
  • Assist in educating parents in behavior and life skills, individual and group classes.
  • Assess quality of care by visiting home and residential sites.

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Pay by Experience Level for Family Advocate

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,937

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Key Stats for Family Advocate

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Family Advocate Salaries

▲14%

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
$31,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Family Advocate Salaries

Crisis intervention
▲9%

▲4%



Bilingual
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Data Entry
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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