Social Services Director Salary (United States)

A Social Services Director earns an average salary of $48,976 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Clinical Supervision, People Management, Budget Management, Program Management, and Project Management.
Social Services Director Total Pay (?
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$34,800 - $73,638
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MEDIAN: $48,976
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Social Services Director Total Pay (?
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$13.67 - $26.59
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,800 - $73,638  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,413  
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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$32,096 - $69,082  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $26.59  
   
Overtime
$11.50 - $36.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,413  
   
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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$32,096 - $69,082  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,102
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Job Description for Social Services Director
Social services directors are in charge of directing social services tasks such as admissions and transfers, as well as providing leadership for social services staff in their organization. One of their main functions includes providing accurate information regarding the admission process in their institution. They speak at community events and conduct educational sessions, as well as give tours to interested individuals and provide accurate information regarding existing programs. Social services directors arrange social services appointments for family members based on eligibility. They motivate social services staff to reach all organizational goals. In all tasks, the director must follow strict privacy and safety regulations.
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Social Services Director Tasks
  • Oversee staff operations and monitor budget.
  • Monitor progress and effectiveness of program plans.
  • Plan and direct a social services program.
  • Act as a liaison between patients, families and outside agencies.
  • Provide psychosocial intervention and support services for patients and families.
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Philadelphia
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Los Angeles
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Boston
up arrow 41%
San Diego
up arrow 26%
Dallas
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Atlanta
up arrow 12%
Pittsburgh
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Chicago
0%
National Average
$46,000
Santa Barbara
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Lexington
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Experience Affects Social Services Director Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Social Services Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 31%
Project Management
up arrow 12%
Counseling
up arrow 1%
Long Term Care
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National Average
$46,000
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Geriatrics
up arrow 3%
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Gender
Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 21%
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