It's impossible to make it big as a Social Services Case Managers in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $37K per year. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the particular firm, followed by the particular city and tenure. Work is enjoyable for Social Services Case Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Social Services Case Managers (87 percent) who responded to the survey are women.

$28,822 - $51,280
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$51K
MEDIAN: $36,795
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$12.98 - $24.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,822 - $51,280  
   
Bonus
$39.45 - $4,055  
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$28,067 - $51,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 843
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.98 - $24.23  
   
Overtime
$12.02 - $41.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$39.45 - $4,055  
   
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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$28,067 - $51,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 472

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Case Manager, Social Services


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Social Services Case Managers who transition into a Registered Nurse role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $56K per year. It is not uncommon for a Social Services Case Manager to continue on to become a Case Manager or a Social Worker.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Case Manager, Social Services


The Salvation Army, Department of Human Services, Department of Social Services, Catholic Charities, and Department of Child Services are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Social Services Case Managers. Although Department of Human Services leads the field in pay with a median salary of $45K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $34K on the low end all the way up to $71K at the top.

The Salvation Army offers the least pay with a median salary of $28K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $38K.

Popular Skills for Case Manager, Social Services


Survey results imply that Social Services Case Managers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Medicaid Case Management, Client Interaction, and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 36 percent, 15 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service and Bilingual. Most people familiar with Case Management also 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. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $35K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $38K. Social Services Case Managers see a median salary of $40K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $44K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,127

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Washington offers some of the highest pay in the country for Social Services Case Managers, 20 percent above the national average. Social Services Case Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+13 percent), San Antonio (+11 percent), Denver (+10 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). Phoenix ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 4 percent less in Indianapolis and 2 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Case Manager, Social Services

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 138 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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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%






Spanish Language
0%

Child Placement
0%

National Average
$36,000

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Bilingual
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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