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Advocate Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$38,000
$23,000
$38,000
$62,000
Advocates in the United States make an average salary of $38,073 per year or $18.3 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $62,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maine, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Texas, and Alabama provide the highest advocate salaries.
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Map of Advocate Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Advocate Salary By Location

While an advocate can average a salary of $38,073 per year, or $18.3 per hour, there are many opportunities for advocates to make more. For example, in Washington, DC you might make $52,904 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, Houston, TX and Jacksonville, FL. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Washington, DC where the average starting salary is $34,000. The highest paying states for advocates include Maine, New Hampshire and Tennessee. Meanwhile, Hawaii, South Dakota, and Montana offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$52,904
$53k
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$51,743
$52k
Houston, TX
Houston, TX
$48,763
$49k
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
$44,650
$45k
New Brunswick, NJ
New Brunswick, NJ
$44,489
$44k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$43,934
$44k
Roswell, NM
Roswell, NM
$42,982
$43k
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, NV
$41,594
$42k
Jacksonville, NC
Jacksonville, NC
$41,560
$42k
Columbia, SC
Columbia, SC
$41,152
$41k

High Paying Advocate Jobs

Average Advocate Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as an advocate, being employed by a company such as Microsoft or Marsh & McLennan Companies would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Centene and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. also report highly competitive salaries for advocates.

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Advocate Salary History

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    Advocate Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for an advocate can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Advocate Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Financial Advocate-Pediatric Rehab
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    $31,180
    $31,180
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    Parent Resource Advocate (Located
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    $34,206
    $34,206
    10/24/2020
    Advocate I-Murdoch Center
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    Oxford, NC
    Oxford, NC
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $39,611
    $39,611
    10/23/2020
    Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
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    Advocate Junior Sexual Risk Avoidance
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    Hugo, OK
    Hugo, OK
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $40,133
    $40,133
    10/22/2020
    Gallagher Bassett NZ Ltd.
    Gallagher Bassett NZ Ltd.
    Claims Advocate-Construction Defect
    Claims Advocate-Construction Defect
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    San Francisco, CA
    San Francisco, CA
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    10/22/2020
    Claims Advocate-Construction Defect
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    San Francisco, CA
    San Francisco, CA
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $100,000
    $100,000
    10/21/2020
    Hygiene Advocate
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    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    10/20/2020
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    $36,481
    $36,481
    10/20/2020
    The Safe Alliance
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    Rapid Rehousing Advocate
    Rapid Rehousing Advocate
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    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $32,000
    $32,000
    10/16/2020
    Princeperelson & Associates
    Princeperelson & Associates
    Member Advocate
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    Lehi, UT
    Lehi, UT
    10/09/2020
    10/09/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/09/2020
    Ottumwa Community School District
    Ottumwa Community School District
    Diversity Advocate-Location TBD
    Diversity Advocate-Location TBD
    Diversity Advocate-Location TBD
    Ottumwa, IA
    Ottumwa, IA
    10/08/2020
    10/08/2020
    $39,382
    $39,382
    10/08/2020