Those pursuing careers as Social Services Case Managers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $37K annually. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the company, followed by career length and geographic location. The vast majority (86 percent) of Social Services Case Managers who took the survey are female. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$28,591 - $50,783
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$29K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,628
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$12.84 - $24.36
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$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,591 - $50,783  
   
Bonus
$38.78 - $4,122  
Total Pay (?
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$27,836 - $50,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 822
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $24.36  
   
Overtime
$11.69 - $41.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$38.78 - $4,122  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,836 - $50,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 431
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Job Description for Case Manager, Social Services

Social services case managers are in charge of managing case loads. In this task, they listen to clients' issues and work to met their needs. They engage participants in ways that benefit their employer's social service programs; for this reason, they have outstanding interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with clients and other professionals. Another requirement for this position is the ability to listen closely and empathetically to client concerns. Social service case managers may manage of a group of health professionals; in a managerial role, they must be able to motivate their team to reach organizational goals and most effectively help clients.

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Case Manager, Social Services Tasks

  • Review medical records auditing for admission, improper utilization, resource management or quality inefficiencies.
  • Implement treatment and transition procedures to a post medical environment.
  • Provide patient oriented case management and discharge planning in many different medical settings.

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Social Services Case Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Registered Nurse. The average Registered Nurse brings home $56K per year. Becoming a Case Manager or a MSW Social Worker is a common transition from a Social Services Case Manager role.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Case Manager, Social Services


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Social Services Case Managers include The Salvation Army, Department of Human Services, Catholic Charities, Department of Social Services, and Department of Child Services. Although Department of Human Services leads the field in pay with a median salary of $44K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $32K on the low end all the way up to $71K at the top.

The Salvation Army doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $28K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $38K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Popular Skills for Case Manager, Social Services


Social Services Case Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Medicaid Case Management and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 36 percent and 15 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service and Bilingual. Those familiar with Case Management also tend to know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Case Manager, Social Services

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Social Services Case Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $35K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $37K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Social Services Case Managers make a median salary of $40K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Social Services Case Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $46K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,021

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Social Services Case Managers will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 19 percent. Social Services Case Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+14 percent), New York (+10 percent), Boston (+7 percent), and Los Angeles (+5 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in Phoenix. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Atlanta and Cleveland (7 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Case Manager, Social Services Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Case Manager, Social Services Salaries

Medicaid Case Management
up arrow 36%

Client Interaction
up arrow 15%

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

Child Placement
0%

National Average
$36,000

Bilingual
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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