Living Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$45,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$45,000
Median 50%
$68,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The Walt Disney Company
Highest Paying City
Harrisburg, PA
Highest Paying State
West Virginia
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a living specialist make?
Living Specialists in America make, on average, $45,638 a year or $21.94 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 38,000. The top 10 percent earn over $68,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $30,000 annually. Health Care companies and Automotive companies have the most job opportunities for Living Specialists. West Virginia, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware are some of the states with the best Living Specialist salaries in the US. The typical employment for a Living Specialist is 2.4 years.

Average Living Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Living Specialist in the United States is $45,638 per year or $21.94 per hour. The top city when it comes to Living Specialist salaries is Harrisburg, PA at $51,463 per year. The average starting salary in Harrisburg, PA for Living Specialists is $30,000. West Virginia, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware are the states with the highest payscale for Living Specialists. Montana, Oklahoma, Vermont, Mississippi, and Nebraska have the lowest reported salaries for Living Specialists.

Map of Living Specialist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Living Specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Living Specialist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Living Specialist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Living Specialist jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. Companies like The Walt Disney Company or CVS Health will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like State of Indiana and East Bay Tire Co also pay high salaries to their Living Specialists.

Average Living Specialist Pay By Industry

Wages for Living Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Construction companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Living Specialists. Retail companies pay Living Specialists an average salary of $54,962, Construction companies pay $42,099, and Health Care companys come in at $41,545. The average salary for Living Specialists in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $36,702.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$54,962
$55k
Construction
Construction
$42,099
$42k
Health Care
Health Care
$41,545
$42k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$37,196
$37k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$36,702
$37k

Living Specialist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Living Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Living Specialist can range from $36,475 to $50,831 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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 Living Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon & SW Washington
Supported Living Specialist (Monday-Friday)
03/27/2020
$28,988
United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon & SW Washington
Supported Living Specialist (Monday-Friday)
03/07/2020
$28,988
East Bay Innovations
Supported Living Specialist
02/11/2020
$41,907
State of Indiana
Living Specialist
01/17/2020
$37,778
United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon & SW Washington
Living Specialist
12/24/2019
$28,988
Nugget Market
Living Specialist
12/18/2019
$31,305
East Bay Innovations
Living Specialist
10/19/2019
$38,088
Nugget Market
Living Specialist
09/22/2019
$31,305
United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon & SW Washington
Living Specialist
08/22/2019
$28,988
Nugget Market
Living Specialist
08/21/2019
$31,305
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