CHILD LIFE SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$66,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$66,000
Median 50%
$122,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
L.E.K. Consulting
Highest Paying City
Albany, NY
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a child life specialist make?
As a Child Life Specialist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $66,944 per year or $32.18 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $122,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $36,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Child Life Specialists are Health Care companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Child Life Specialist salaries include North Dakota, Minnesota, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire. The typical employment in the position spans 2.4 years.

Average Child Life Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Child Life Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. L.E.K. Consulting and North Shore University Hospital are the best paying companies for Child Life Specialists. In addition, companies like Swedish Medical Center and UMass Memorial Health Care report highly competitive salaries for Child Life Specialists.

Average Child Life Specialist Salary By Location

Child Life Specialists in the US makes an average salary of $66,944 per year or $32.18 per hour. Albany, NY reports the highest annual salary for Child Life Specialists at 78,262. Even an entry-level Child Life Specialist makes $38,000 per year in Albany, NY. The top 5 states with the highest reported Child Life Specialist salaries are North Dakota, Minnesota, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire. The lowest earning states are Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Nevada, and Utah.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Albany, NY
$78,262
2
Boston, MA
$77,778
3
Austin, TX
$75,772
4
Baltimore, MD
$75,577
5
Bridgeport, CT
$75,569

RECENTLY ADDED Child Life Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Peace Health
Child Life Specialist
10/30/2019
$46,978
Meriter-Unitypoint Health
Child Life Specialist
10/28/2019
$37,921
Miami Dade College
Child Life Specialist
10/25/2019
$40,905
Intermountain Healthcare
Child Life Specialist
10/10/2019
$39,653
10/05/2019
$49,691
Novant Health
Child Life Specialist
09/20/2019
$54,533
Peace Health
Child Life Specialist
09/05/2019
$46,978
Peacehealth
Child Life Specialist
09/05/2019
$46,978
Intermountain Healthcare
Child Life Specialist
08/26/2019
$39,653
Mayo Clinic
Child Life Specialist
08/21/2019
$44,912
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