Family Service Worker Salary

Women comprise the majority of Family Service Workers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $13.16 per hour on average. Pay generally varies between $9.62 per hour and $17.15. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Most Family Service Workers report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$23,602 - $46,058
(Median)
$24K
$32K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,580
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$9.62 - $17.15
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,602 - $46,058  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $927  
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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$20,896 - $41,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $17.15  
   
Overtime
$1.36 - $36.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $927  
   
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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$20,896 - $41,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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Job Description for Family Service Worker

The stability of the family is important not only to family members, but to society as a whole. Strong, stable, and healthy families are proven to maintain communities with lower crime rates and higher standards of living. For this reason exists an extensive, multi-tiered network of social services systems, from the local level all the way to federal, and social work itself has many areas of specialization. Family service workers are professionals whose focus is on the family unit itself. In instances where the intervention of social services is desired or necessary, these are the individuals who work directly with families in order to educate, advise, and offer services which aid in stabilizing living situations.

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Family Service Worker Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Family Service Worker


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Though it's uncommon, some Family Service Workers move into roles as MSW Social Workers, where pay is an average $41K per year. Child, Family, or School Social Workers or Social Services Case Managers are common next-step roles for Family Service Workers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Child, Family, or School Social Workers is $5K higher on average, and it's $1K higher for Social Services Case Managers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Family Service Worker

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $29K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $31K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $32K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $28K.

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Experience Affects Family Service Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 16%
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