Children Life Specialist salary in the United States

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Based on 713 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Children Life Specialists make?
The average total salary for a Children Life Specialist is $44,500 per year. This is based on data from 713 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Children Life Specialist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Children Life Specialist salary can vary between $19,500 to $68,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Children Life Specialist salary by company

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Texas Children's Hospital, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$46K – $65K
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Maricopa County, AZ
14 income tax records
$32K – $50K

Children Life Specialist demographics in United States

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55% are single
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45% are married
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31% have kids
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45% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Children Life Specialists in United States

713 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a children life specialist in the United States is $44,500 per year. Children life specialist salaries in the United States can vary between $19,500 to $68,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 713 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as children life specialist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for children life specialists in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($66,000 a year), New York Metro Area, NY ($60,000 a year), and Houston Metro Area, TX ($53,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.