Child Life Specialist Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Child Life Activities Specialist, Child Life Program Specialist, Child Life Specialist

What is the average annual salary for Child Life Specialist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Child Life Specialist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Child Life Specialist in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Child Life Specialist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Child Life Specialist in the United States is $47,973 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Child Life Specialist in the United States are expected to make less than $47,973.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $47,973
  • 10%$37,312
  • 25%$42,392
  • 75%$53,330
  • 90%$58,207

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Job Description for Child Life Specialist

Responsible for the design and implementation of pediatric programs, therapies, and activities among young patients. Works with families to assist in caring for childhood hospitalizations or disabilities. Monitors child development to ensure normal progression. Provides in-depth care as needed to more urgent cases. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 0-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Child Life Specialist job description

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Categories:  Healthcare -- Administrative, Healthcare -- Technicians, Non-Profit and Social Services

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

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