Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Child Life Specialist (CCLS) is $19.89
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Child Life Specialist (CCLS)s?
An entry-level Child Life Specialist (CCLS) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.80 based on 50 salaries. An early career Child Life Specialist (CCLS) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.23 based on …Read more
What Do Child Life Specialist (CCLS)s Do?
A child life specialist (CCLS) works in a hospital and assesses child patients case-by-case, usually in-patient children and those with serious illnesses. These specialists assess what effects an illness and hospitalization have on pediatric patients and their families, and plans are then made in order to help cope, taking into consideration the personality and medical needs of each individual patient.
It is important for child life specialists to be professional, yet compassionate toward …Read more