The average rate for a Life Skills Support Specialist is $11.90 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$23,853 - $66,977
$24K
$35K
$67K
MEDIAN: $34,727
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$9.35 - $18.49
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,853 - $66,977  
   
Bonus
$840  
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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$20,542 - $43,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.35 - $18.49  
   
Overtime
$13.07 - $21.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$840  
   
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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$20,542 - $43,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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What is it like working as a Life Skills Support Specialist?

Life Skills Support Specialist in South Bend:
"Specialized handling."
Pros: I like the flexibility of my job and being able to be creative with using curriculum and tailoring it to my clients.
Cons: What I like the least about my job are some of the safety concerns I have with working around psychiatric males who need more security in place around me.

Key Stats for Life Skills Support Specialist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Life Skills Support Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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