Salary for Child, Family, and School Social Workers

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Also known as:  C-CYFSW, Certified Children, Youth, and Family Social Worker, Child Abuse Worker, Child and Family Services Worker, Child Protective Services Social Worker, Child Protective Services Specialist, Child Welfare Social Worker, Child Welfare Worker, Family Preservation Caseworker, Family Preservation Worker

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Child, family, and school social workers assist children and their families in dealing with problems such as abuse, poverty, unemployment, mental health, rehabilitation, social adjustment and child or medical care. They may interview children, parents, and school personnel to determine the extent of a problem, and design plans of action for addressing the situation. These social workers may also be involved in the placement of foster children, and in the adoption process. Specialized training may be required for this occupation. Field-specific certifications may also be required.

A Child, Family, or School Social Worker earns salaries somewhere between $32,300 and $80,290 based on experience and talent. will normally receive a wage of fifty-two thousand three hundred and seventy dollars on an annual basis.

receive the highest salary in District of Columbia, where they receive an average job salary of close to about $71,840. People working these jobs can get the best compensation in Educational Services, where they earn job pay of $64,300.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 22.42 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Child, Family, and School Social Workers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services
$64,300
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$55,340
Public Administration
$54,980
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$53,010
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$49,650
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$45,800

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$35,280
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$43,250
Finance and Insurance
$44,900
Health Care and Social Assistance
$45,450
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$45,800
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$49,650