The average hourly pay for a Family Advocate is $14.88.
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$98 - $7,000
$24,458 - $42,417
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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 program…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Family Advocate
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Popular Skills for Family Advocate
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Case Management, Child Advocacy, Counseling, Oral / Verbal Communication and Community Outreach / Activism are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Family Advocate
An entry-level Family Advocate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.34 based on 44 salaries. An early career Family Advocate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.95 based on 344 salaries. A mid-career Family Advocate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.31 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Family Advocate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.57 based on 88 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Family Advocate in their job title in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (9.0% more) and New Haven, Connecticut (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2.4% less).
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