A Social Services Director earns an average salary of $50,561 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Clinical Supervision, Grant Writing, Budget Management, and Program Management.
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$35,335 - $73,589
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MEDIAN: $50,561
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$14.01 - $28.07
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MEDIAN: $19.39
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$0$25K$50K$75K
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$35,335 - $73,589  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
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$32,203 - $69,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 616
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$14.01 - $28.07  
   
Overtime
$15.47 - $39.06  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$0.00 - $1,949  
   
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$32,203 - $69,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 332

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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

  • Act as a liaison between patients, families and outside agencies.
  • Provide psychosocial intervention and support services for patients and families.
  • Plan and direct a social services program.
  • Oversee staff operations and monitor budget.
  • Monitor progress and effectiveness of program plans.

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National Average: $47,309

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Key Stats for Social Services Director

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
034
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Social Services Director Salaries




National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Social Services Director Salaries



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$47,000



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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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