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Family Service Worker Salary

Family Service Workers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $12.85 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.67 per hour, and the top verges on $16.93. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,328 - $45,552
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,344
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$9.67 - $16.93
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,328 - $45,552  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $977  
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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$20,750 - $40,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $16.93  
   
Overtime
$1.36 - $36.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $977  
   
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).
)
$20,750 - $40,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167

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Job Description for Family Service Worker

  • 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 some Family Service Workers move into positions like MSW Social Worker (where the average salary is $41K), this progression is not the norm. A common career progression for a Family Service Worker is to become a Social Worker or a Social Services Case Manager. Compared to Family Service Workers, the first group earns $5K more on average, and the second group earns $1K more.

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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $29K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $30K. For Family Service Workers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $32K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $28K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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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
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 18%