$34,971
Avg. Salary
$14.93
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Victim Advocate is $14.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Victim Advocate is $34,971 per year.

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$10.64
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$14.93
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$20.03
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MEDIAN $14.93
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$26k
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$35k
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$49k
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MEDIAN $34,971
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MEDIAN: $34,971
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$0$48K
Salary $26,446 - $48,673
Bonus $99.33 - $12,000
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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$24,636 - $46,107
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 574
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.64 - $20.03
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $14.75 - $26.90
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $99.33 - $12,000
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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$24,636 - $46,107
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 462

Job Description for Victim Advocate

Victim advocates work with victims of various crimes, usually those of domestic violence, and typically work for a non-profit organization or government entity, such as a police department.

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Victim Advocate Pay By Employer

$0$45K

$30,581

$35,206

Common Career Paths for Victim Advocate


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Victim Advocates often transition into upper-level roles like Social Worker, for which the average compensation is $39K per year.

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Popular Skills for Victim Advocate


Victim Advocates report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Community Outreach / Activism, Court Advocacy, and Crisis Counseling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 12 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Those listing Filing Court Documents as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Legal Research also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Case Management indicates knowledge of Bilingual.

Pay by Experience Level for Victim Advocate

Pay by Experience for a Victim Advocate has a positive trend. An entry-level Victim Advocate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 355 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Victim Advocate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Victim Advocate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 98 salaries. A Victim Advocate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Victim Advocate

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Victim Advocate Salaries

▲15%

Late-Career
▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$33,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Victim Advocate Salaries

Community Outreach / Activism
▲25%

Court Advocacy
▲13%

Crisis Counseling
▲10%

Bilingual
▲5%

Spanish Language
▲3%

Advocacy
▼0%

Public Speaking
▼0%

National Average
$33,000


Child Advocacy
▼1%

Counseling
▼3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼7%

Legal Research
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Filing Court Documents
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 25%