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Caseworker Child Placement Salary
in Tampa, Florida

$56,259 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,013

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Caseworker Child Placement is $56,259 a year and $27 an hour in Tampa, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Caseworker Child Placement is between $40,864 and $69,081. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Caseworker Child Placement. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Tampa, Florida.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Aids parents with child rearing problems and children and youth with difficulties in social adjustments: investigates home conditions to protect children from harmful environment.
  • Evaluates children's physical and psychological makeup to determine needs.
  • Refers child and parent or guardian to community resources according to needs of child.
  • Evaluates foster home environmental factors and personal characteristics of adoption applicants to determine suitability of foster home and adoption applicants.
  • Places and is responsible for children and their well-being in foster or adoptive homes, institutions, and medical treatment centers.
  • Counsels children and parents, guardians, foster parents, or institution staff, concerning adjustment to foster home situation, plans for child's care, interactional behavior modifications needed, or rehabilitation.
  • Places children in adoptive homes and counsels adoptive parents pending legal adoption.
  • Provides service to unmarried parents, including care during pregnancy and planning for child.
  • Arranges for day care or homemaker service.
  • Employed in establishments such as child placement (foster care or adoption), protective service, or institution.
  • Maintains case history records and reports.
  • Usually required to have knowledge and skill in casework methods acquired through degree program at school of social work.
  • May specialize in specific area of child-directed casework and be designated according to work performed as caseworker, child placement; caseworker, protective services.
  • May interview clients for purpose of scr.
Caseworker Child Placement Job Prevalence in Tampa, Florida, United States

Job family: Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Job family population: 306,370

Estimated population of Caseworker Child Placement jobs: 30,980

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,219
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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About Tampa, Florida

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Description: Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. It is on the west coast of Florida on Tampa Bay, near the Gulf of Mexico, and is the largest city in the Tampa Bay Area. The bay's port is the largest in the state, near downtown's Channel District. Bayshore Boulevard runs along the bay, and is east of the historic Hyde Park neighborhood. Today, Tampa is part of the metropolitan area most commonly referred to as the "Tampa Bay Area". For U.S. Census purposes, Tampa is part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The four-county area...

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