Child Life Specialist Salary in South Dakota

How much does a Child Life Specialist make in South Dakota? The average Child Life Specialist salary in South Dakota is $44,839 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $40,031 and $50,268. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. View the Cost of Living in South Dakota

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Job Description

Child Life Specialist is 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. Being a Child Life Specialist monitors child development to ensure normal progression. Provides in-depth care as needed to more urgent cases. Additionally, Child Life Specialist may require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Child Life Specialist typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Aberdeen, SD Avg. Salary $42,768 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Agar, SD Avg. Salary $42,768 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Akaska, SD Avg. Salary $42,768 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Alcester, SD Avg. Salary $44,273 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Alexandria, SD Avg. Salary $45,203 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Allen, SD Avg. Salary $44,757 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Alpena, SD Avg. Salary $43,986 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Amherst, SD Avg. Salary $48,236 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Andover, SD Avg. Salary $48,236 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Arlington, SD Avg. Salary $45,203 Date Updated April 27, 2019

Career Path for this job

  1. This Job:

    Child Life Specialist

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Child Life Program Director


    Bachelor's Degree

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