Family Support Worker Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Family Support Worker is $30,689 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Family Support Worker Total Pay (?
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$24,640 - $42,850
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MEDIAN: $30,688
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Family Support Worker Total Pay (?
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$9.98 - $19.35
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,640 - $42,850  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
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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$22,959 - $41,099  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $19.35  
   
Overtime
$1.30 - $27.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
   
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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$22,959 - $41,099  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 251
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Job Description for Family Support Worker

Many different problems may occur to families regardless of size, location, or situation, and a network of social services exists to give these families assistance. The family support worker is the contact between these families and organizations. They communicate with the family, learning about their situation and helping them find potential solutions. They are also in charge of following up with the family over a period of time to make sure that the problems are adequately taken care of and devising alternatives for where they are not. These services vary greatly, from child protection services to drug abuse rehabilitation to food and nutrition assistance to employment assistance. The family support worker should provide a caring attitude and show an investment in their issues. In addition, the family support worker should have a thorough knowledge of the specific services offered and have good attention to detail so that records may be properly kept and maintained.
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Family Support 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Family Support Worker

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

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Experience Affects Family Support Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Family Support Worker Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 10%
Counseling
0%
National Average
$30,000
Childhood Education
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 20%
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