Average Victim Advocate Salary

$35,444
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$400
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The average salary for a Victim Advocate is $35,444.
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$28k
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$35k
90%
$50k
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What Do Victim Advocates Do?

Job Satisfaction for Victim Advocate

3.8 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Victim Advocate are from the companies Domestic Violence Center, Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) and District Attorney's Office. Reported salaries are highest at Domestic Violence Center where the average pay is $36,444. Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) pays the lowest at around $28,500.

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What Are Popular Skills for Victim Advocates?

Skills in Case Management, Counseling, Client Interaction and Community Outreach / Activism are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Crisis Intervention.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Victim Advocates?

An entry-level Victim Advocate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $33,605 based on 84 salaries. An early career Victim Advocate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34,552 based on 558 salaries. A mid-career Victim Advocate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,017 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Victim Advocate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,379 based on 138 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $41,318.
Employees with Victim Advocate in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 27.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charleston, South Carolina (11.0% less), Houston, Texas (8.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 974 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.6%
Early Career
57.3%
Mid Career
16.0%
Experienced
14.2%
Late Career
3.9%