Family Advocate Salary

A Family Advocate earns an average wage of $14.33 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$24,810 - $43,360
$25K
$33K
$43K
MEDIAN: $32,928
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50%
90%

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$10.44 - $18.54
$10
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.52
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$0$43K
Salary $24,810 - $43,360
Bonus $300.00
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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$23,224 - $40,995
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 134
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.44 - $18.54
Overtime $24.96
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $300.00
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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$23,224 - $40,995
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 215

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Job Description for Family Advocate

A family advocate works in a social service type agency that deals with children and their families. These individuals may work in foster agencies, homes for children and families, nonprofit organizations, or directly through government social services departments. Family advocates are responsible for creating a relationship with assigned children and their families to support them through difficult situations and provide parenting guidance. They also help families reach out to community programs for which they are eligible and act as a liaison for the family and these programs.

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Family Advocate Tasks

  • Manage caseload and follow-up care
  • Assess quality of care by visiting home and residential sites
  • Assist in educating parents in behavior and life skills, individual and group classes
  • Act as a liaison with parents and treatment professionals

Common Career Paths for Family Advocate


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Popular Skills for Family Advocate

Pay by Experience Level for Family Advocate

Pay by Experience for a Family Advocate has a positive trend. An entry-level Family Advocate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 222 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Family Advocate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Family Advocate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 56 salaries. A Family Advocate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,171

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Key Stats for Family Advocate

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Family Advocate Salaries

▲13%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$31,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Family Advocate Salaries

Crisis intervention
▲8%

▲3%



National Average
$31,000

Bilingual
▼1%

Data Entry
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 22%
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