Child Life Specialist (CCLS)

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October 30, 2016

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Child Life Specialist (CCLS) Job Description

Child Life Specialists (CCLS) Develop and evaluate treatment plans for children. Help children understand medical care, diagnosis and procedures. Utilize stress reduction techniques via play therapy to facilitate coping with illness or disability. Accompany children through medical procedures. Educate family and staff on techniques. Child Care Workers Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and child care institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.

Child Life Specialist (CCLS) Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a Child Life Specialist (CCLS) is $37901 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $50838. The lowest salary reported was $27400. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Median hourly wage for a Child Life Specialist (CCLS) is $18.85 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $25.28. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $13.63. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Bonuses for a Child Life Specialist (CCLS) are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $50 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a Child Life Specialist (CCLS). These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – n/a
Florida – n/a
New York – n/a
North Carolina – n/a
Ohio – n/a
South Carolina – n/a
Tennessee – n/a

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These are the highest paying cities for a Child Life Specialist (CCLS). These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Baltimore, Maryland –
Tacoma, Washington –
Tampa, Florida –
Memphis, Tennessee –
Madison, Wisconsin –
Durham, North Carolina –
Morgantown, West Virginia –

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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Child Life Specialist (CCLS) from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $37901 while in 2007 it was just $35148.73

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Gender Statistics

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97%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 3% of Child Life Specialist (CCLS)s were males while 97% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

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