Social Services Aide Salary

An average Social Services Aide in the United States can expect to take home roughly $12.46 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Female Social Services Aides make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Job satisfaction for Social Services Aides is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$21,532 - $45,714
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MEDIAN: $32,679
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$9.90 - $16.81
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MEDIAN: $12.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,532 - $45,714  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,802 - $41,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $16.81  
   
Overtime
$23.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$20,802 - $41,430  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Social Services Aide

Most of the time, social services aides work for state or county government agencies such as the Department of Child Safety or Department of Family and Children Services. They usually work under the direct supervision of social services senior staff.

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Social Services Aide Tasks

  • Advise clients regarding appropriate services.
  • Maintain accurate documentation.
  • Monitor clients' treatment progress and assist in treatment adherence.

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Services Aide

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $28K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $33K. Social Services Aides claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $34K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $24K by contrast.

Key Stats for Social Services Aide

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Social Services Aide Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Late-Career
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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