Social Services Director Salary

A Social Services Director earns an average salary of $50,195 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Grant Writing, Budget Management, Clinical Supervision, and Program Management.
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$35,353 - $72,814
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,195
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$14.17 - $27.31
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$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,353 - $72,814  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,983  
Profit Sharing
$786 - $3,052  
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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$32,957 - $69,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 756
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.17 - $27.31  
   
Overtime
$0.80 - $36.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,983  
   
Profit Sharing
$786 - $3,052  
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).
)
$32,957 - $69,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 370
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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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Experience Affects Social Services Director Salaries




National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Social Services Director Salaries

Grant Writing
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Counseling
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National Average
$47,000

Case Management
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Long Term Care
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 219 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 22%
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