Social Services Aide Salary

Average Social Services Aides in the United States make around $13.36 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.92 per hour, and the top verges on $16.48. Work is enjoyable for Social Services Aides, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Social Services Aides (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Although one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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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
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$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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $29K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $32K. For Social Services Aides, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $34K. 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%

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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