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Child Life Specialist salary in United States

How much does a Child Life Specialist make in the United States?

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The average salary for a child life specialist is $19.21 per hour in the United States. 326 salaries reported, updated at August 12, 2022.

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Top companies for Child Life Specialists in United States

  1. Sunrise Hospital
    282 reviews11 salaries reported
    $32.42per hour
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Highest paying cities for Child Life Specialists in United States

  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $32.42 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  2. Sacramento, CA
    $25.32 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Lancaster, CA
    $19.89 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $17.60 per hour
    28 salaries reported
  2. Reno, NV
    $16.90 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  3. Portland, OR
    $16.21 per hour
    15 salaries reported
  1. Miami, FL
    $14.51 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $12.54 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  3. Lincoln, NE
    $12.39 per hour
    13 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Child Life Specialists

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 220 ratings

41% of Child Life Specialists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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