Salary for Child, Family, and School Social Workers

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 helps social work professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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 gets an average compensation of between 24000 to 36000 depending on the level of education. Child, Family, and School Social Workers will normally receive a pay level of Thirty Seven Thousand Nine Hundred dollars per annum.

Child, Family, and School Social Workers make the most money in Connecticut, where they earn average job salaries of approximately $61690. Professionals that work in these jobs have the most lucrative average salary level in Finance and Insurance, where they can receive average job salaries of $55510.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 0.05 percent nationwide in that time.
Child, Family, and School Social Workers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $55,510
Finance and Insurance $48,600
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $47,300
Public Administration $46,120
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $45,330
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $44,390
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $36,730
Health Care and Social Assistance $37,190
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $38,660
Management of Companies and Enterprises $40,540
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $44,390
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $45,330
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