Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) are trained volunteers appointed by judicial officers to provide advocacy for children who are under the jurisdiction of the courts due to abuse or neglect. The CASA serves as the “eyes and ears” of the judge for children in foster care.
What Is The Average Salary For A CASA
As of Jun 14, 2021, the average annual pay for a CAS Advocate in the United States according to the bureau of labor statistics is $37,841 per annum.
This is approximately $18.19 an hour, which is the equivalent of $728 per week or $3,153 per month.
While we at NewBalancejobs.com have seen annual salaries as high as $66,500 and as low as $17,000, the vast majority of CASA salaries currently ranges between $27,000 (lower quartile) to $41,500 (first 3 quartiles) with top earners making $56,500 yearly across the United States. The average pay range for a CASA varies greatly (by as much as $14,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location, and years of experience.
Based on recent job postings online, CASA jobs in your area make on average $37,841 per year or the same as the national average annual salary which is $37,841. This ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for CASA salaries.
Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for CASA Advocate Jobs
We at Newbalancejobs have identified the top 10 cities where the basic salary for a CAS Advocate job is above the average nationally. Topping the list is San Mateo & Santa Monica, CA, with Boston, MA, closely following behind in the second and third positions is Santa Monica, CA which beats the national average by $6,200 (16.4%), and San Mateo, CA which furthers that trend with another $7,498 (19.8%) above the $37,841 national average.
It is important to state that, San Mateo, CA has a limited active CAS Advocate job market with only a few companies presently hiring for this job role.
With the below-listed cities having higher average salaries than the national average, the possibility for economic advancement by changing locations as a CAS Advocate appears to be exceedingly favorable.
Lastly, another detail to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities only has very little difference at 7% between San Mateo, CA and Springfield, MA, strengthening the limited potential for greater wage advancement. Therefore, a lower cost of living might be the best factor to be used when considering a job as a CAS Advocate role.
|City||Annual Salary||Hourly Wage|
|San Mateo, CA||$45,340||$21.80|
|Santa Monica, CA||$44,042||$21.17|
|Daly City, CA||$43,586||$20.95|
Top 5 Best Paying Related CASA Advocate Jobs in the U.S.
During the course of our research, we found a few jobs related to the CAS Advocate job category that pay more per year than a normal CAS Advocate salary. Top examples of these roles include: Work From Home CASA Monica, Work From Home Casa Esperanza, and Work From Home CASA Blanca.
Notably, all of these jobs pay between $19,842 (52.4%) and $20,796 (55.0%) more than the average CAS Advocate salary of $37,841. If you’ve met all required qualifications for getting hired, one of these related CAS Advocate jobs would fetch you more income than the average CAS Advocate position would.
|Job Title||Annual Salary||Hourly Wage|
|Work From Home CASA Blanca||$58,637||$28.19|
|Work From Home CASA Monica||$58,624||$28.18|
|Work From Home Casa Esperanza||$58,366||$28.06|
|Work From Home CASA Familiar||$58,100||$27.93|
|Work From Home CASA Advocate||$57,683||$27.73|
About Our Data
Newbalancejobs salary estimates used in this article, are derived from the bureau of labor statistics, histograms, trends, comparisons from employer job postings and third-party data sources.
What does it take to be a CASA?
To become a CASA volunteers applicants must be at least 21 years of age, also must be able to relate to people of different cultural backgrounds.