Child, Family, and School Social Worker Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of child, family, and school social workers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare child, family, and school social worker salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,970
25th Percentile Wage
$43,280
50th Percentile Wage
$57,870
75th Percentile Wage
$77,440
90th Percentile Wage
$97,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for child, family, and school social workers in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) child, family, and school social workers is $97,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid child, family, and school social workers is $32,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of child, family, and school social workers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,870
1.31% 5.67%
2016
$57,110
2.19% -
2015
$55,860
0.09% -
2014
$55,810
0.48% -
2013
$55,540
1.71% -
2012
$54,590
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Compare Child, Family, and School Social Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of child, family, and school social workers in 24 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for child, family, and school social worker occupations is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $59,260. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $41,360). For detailed child, family, and school social worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$59,260
Educational Services - Local government owned
$59,020
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$58,840
Educational Services
$57,870
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$56,300
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$55,210
Educational Services - Privately owned
$54,210
Technical and Trade Schools
$52,910
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$52,710
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$51,910
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$51,600
Educational Services - State government owned
$51,420
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$50,700
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$50,550
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$50,330
Educational Support Services
$50,110
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$49,360
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$49,300
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$47,570
Other Schools and Instruction
$47,530
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$46,260
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$45,560
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$42,770
Junior colleges - State government owned
$41,360

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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