Child Life Specialists Salary

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The average yearly salary for Child Life Specialists is $39,100. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Child Life Specialists, you could expect a starting pay rate of $32,200 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $46,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Child Life Specialists Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Child Life Specialists Salary

$31,280 - $46,920

Starting Yearly Child Life Specialists Salary

$25,760 - $38,640

Top Yearly Child Life Specialists Salary

$36,800 - $55,200

Monthly Child Life Specialists Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Child Life Specialists Salary

$2,607 - $3,910

Starting Monthly Child Life Specialists Salary

$2,147 - $3,220

Top Monthly Child Life Specialists Salary

$3,067 - $4,600

Hourly Child Life Specialists Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Child Life Specialists Salary

$14 - $21

Starting Hourly Child Life Specialists Salary

$12 - $17

Top Hourly Child Life Specialists Salary

$16 - $25


Child Life Specialists Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Child Life Specialists age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Child Life Specialists are male in the United States, and 51% of the Child Life Specialists are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Child Life Specialists


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