An average Social Services Aide in the United States can expect to take home roughly $12.38 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Social Services Aides report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Social Services Aides make up most of the survey respondents at 79 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,241 - $48,322
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MEDIAN: $33,089
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$9.94 - $16.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,241 - $48,322  
   
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$21,076 - $42,208  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $16.60  
   
Overtime
$23.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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$21,076 - $42,208  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $28K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $32K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Social Services Aides see a median salary of $34K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $24K.

Key Stats for Social Services Aide

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
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Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Social Services Aide Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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