The average salary for a Housing Specialist is $37,501 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,215 - $54,639
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$55K
MEDIAN: $37,501
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90%

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$11.91 - $21.45
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,215 - $54,639  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$26,902 - $50,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $21.45  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $32.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$26,902 - $50,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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Job Description for Housing Specialist

  • Deliver instructional materials around topics like budgets, credit score, mortgages and foreclosure.
  • Conduct one-on-one and group sessions to advise and educate about housing.
  • Communicate with a range of agencies, landlords, businesses and individuals.
  • Interview and investigate applicants to determine eligibility and status according to policies.
  • Write periodic reports and analyses.

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Pay by Experience Level for Housing Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Housing Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Housing Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 79%

National Average
$36,000

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Counseling
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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