Social Services Aide Salary

Median pay for Social Services Aides in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $13.18 per hour. Compensation ranges between $9.92 per hour and $16.94. The vast majority of Social Services Aides (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$20,603 - $44,709

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$9.92 - $16.94

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,603 - $44,709  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $197.27  
Total Pay (?
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$20,680 - $39,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $16.94  
   
Overtime
$7.80 - $28.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$20,680 - $39,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $28K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $31K. On average, Social Services Aides make $33K following one to two decades on the job. Social Services Aides who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $31K.

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Experience Affects Social Services Aide Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 26%
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