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Child Life Specialist Salaries

2,447 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$38,132 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,090
Range$253 - $5,649

How much does a Child Life Specialist make?

The national average salary for a Child Life Specialist is $38,132 in United States. Filter by location to see Child Life Specialist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,447 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Child Life Specialist employees.

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Child Life Specialist

Children's National Hospital

$51,024/yr

Range: $47K - $58K

5 salaries

$51,024/yr
$47K$58K

Child Life Specialist

Children's Hospital of Michigan

$44,924/yr

Range: $40K - $46K

4 salaries

$44,924/yr
$40K$46K

Child Life Specialist

UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

$60,906/yr

Range: $54K - $84K

3 salaries

$60,906/yr
$54K$84K

Child Life Specialist - Hourly

Boston Children's Hospital

$24/hr

Range: $21 - $28

2 salaries

About
$21 - $28hourly
$21$28

Child Life Specialist - Hourly

Banner Health

$21/hr

Range: $19 - $24

2 salaries

About
$19 - $24hourly
$19$24

Child Life Specialist

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

$50,701/yr

Range: $40K - $63K

2 salaries

About
$40K - $63K
$40K$63K

Child Life Specialist

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

$48,497/yr

Range: $46K - $52K

2 salaries

About
$46K - $52K
$46K$52K

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Child Life Specialist - Hourly

Ochsner Health

$15/hr

Range: $14 - $16

2 salaries

About
$14 - $16hourly
$14$16

Child Life Specialist - Hourly

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

$23/hr

Range: $19 - $26

2 salaries

About
$19 - $26hourly
$19$26

Child Life Specialist

Ascension Seton

$44,251/yr

Range: $37K - $52K

2 salaries

About
$37K - $52K
$37K$52K

Child Life Specialist

Texas Children's Hospital

$46,200/yr

Range: $41K - $51K

2 salaries

About
$41K - $51K
$41K$51K

Child Life Specialist

Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center

$35,132/yr

Range: $33K - $37K

2 salaries

About
$33K - $37K
$33K$37K

Child Life Specialist

Mount Sinai Health System

$30,712/yr

Range: $29K - $32K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$29K - $32K
$29K$32K

Child Life Specialist

Banner Health

$48,567/yr

Range: $47K - $51K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$47K - $51K
$47K$51K

Child Life Specialist

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

$68,939/yr

Range: $67K - $72K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$67K - $72K
$67K$72K

Child Life Specialist

Duke University Health System

$50,162/yr

Range: $48K - $52K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$48K - $52K
$48K$52K

Child Life Specialist - Hourly

University of Kentucky

$16/hr

Range: $15 - $17

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$15 - $17hourly
$15$17

Child Life Specialist - Hourly

Intermountain Healthcare

$20/hr

Range: $19 - $21

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$19 - $21hourly
$19$21

Child Life Specialist

Atrium Health

$37,810/yr

Range: $36K - $39K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$36K - $39K
$36K$39K

Child Life Specialist - Hourly

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

$18/hr

Range: $17 - $19

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$17 - $19hourly
$17$19
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Recent Salary Reports

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Company - Public
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per year
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Nonprofit Organization
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per year
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