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Social Services Aide Salary

An average Social Services Aide in the United States can expect to take home roughly $12.85 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.90 per hour and $16.65. Health benefits are not claimed by all — around one in four lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and over one-half have dental, too. The vast majority of Social Services Aides (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,282 - $47,695
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,307
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$9.90 - $16.65
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,282 - $47,695  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $197.27  
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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$20,581 - $39,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $16.65  
   
Overtime
$7.99 - $27.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $197.27  
   
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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$20,581 - $39,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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

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

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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $28K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $31K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $32K in this role. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Social Services Aides report making only $31K on average.

 
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Experience Affects Social Services Aide Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%
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