Social Services Aide Salary

The average Social Services Aide in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $13.36 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $9.92 per hour and $16.48. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. There are far more female Social Services Aides who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$21,217 - $46,476
(Median)
$21K
$34K
$46K
MEDIAN: $34,266
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$9.92 - $16.48
(Median)
$9
$13
$16
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,217 - $46,476  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $200.00  
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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$20,777 - $41,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $16.48  
   
Overtime
$8.05 - $25.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $200.00  
   
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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$20,777 - $41,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $29K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $32K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Social Services Aides make a median salary of $34K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $31K.

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Experience Affects Social Services Aide Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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