$31,009
Avg. Salary
$14.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Family Support Worker is $14.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Family Support Worker is $31,009 per year.

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$11.27
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$14.50
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$19.14
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MEDIAN $14.50
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$41k
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MEDIAN $31,009
$24,865 - $40,908
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MEDIAN: $31,009
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$0$40K
Salary $24,865 - $40,908
Bonus $96.96 - $2,043
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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$24,283 - $40,465
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 273
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $11.27 - $19.14
Hourly Tips $0.83
Overtime $7.40 - $27.97
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $96.96 - $2,043
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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$24,283 - $40,465
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 384

Job Description

Many different problems may occur to families regardless of size, location, or situation, and a network of social services exists to give these families assistance. The family support worker is the contact between these families and organizations. They communicate with the family, learning about their situation and helping them find potential solutions. They are also in charge of following up with the family over a period of time to make sure that the problems are adequately taken care of and devising alternatives for where they are not. These services vary greatly, from child protection services to drug abuse rehabilitation to food and nutrition assistance to employment assistance. The family support worker should provide a caring attitude and show an investment in their issues. In addition, the family support worker should have a thorough knowledge of the specific services offered and have good attention to detail so that records may be properly kept and maintained.

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Family Support Worker 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

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Family Support Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Family Support Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 242 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Family Support Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Family Support Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 51 salaries. A Family Support Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

10%

National Average: $30,721

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Family Support Worker?

Family Support Worker in Kingston:
"Its A Great City."
Pros: Its not a long commute
Cons: The Office I Work In.

Family Support Worker in San Carlos:
"Parent Support Specialist."
Pros: Sharing hope, my experience and supporting other parents by truely listening with empathy. Love providing resouces in the community and walking beside them as they heal and become strong, independent healthy families.
Cons: No support for car maintenance and only 53 cents per mile given to us for all the driving done all day and everyday. Better pay.

Family Support Worker in San Diego:
Pros: Helping families out and promoting positive parenting.
Cons: The pay is low for everything that we do.

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Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲1%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

▼3%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Data Entry
▲15%

Spanish Language
▲9%

Bilingual
▲9%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲8%

Counseling
▲7%


Child Advocacy
▲2%

Childhood Education
▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%