Social Services Manager Salary

Social Services Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just over a half of Social Services Managers. Salaries average out to around $55K annually and spread from $35K to $75K per year. Total cash compensation for Social Services Managers generally runs between $35K and $75K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $2K. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Social Services Managers (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most Social Services Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$37,197 - $76,406
$37K
$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,543
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$13.91 - $33.94
$14
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $22.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,197 - $76,406  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,433  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$35,336 - $74,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $33.94  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,433  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$35,336 - $74,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Social Services Manager

Social service managers are responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating various social service/community outreach programs for their organizations, and those who work for government agencies may need to supervise social workers, probation officers, and/or counselors.

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Social Services Manager Tasks

  • Interview and evaluate candidates for social services in order to analyze their needs and abilities.
  • Establish relationships with other agencies, school, monitors, and service providers.
  • Follow-up with cases to reassess needs, ensure compliance, and look for abuse, neglect, or the need for protective services.
  • Enable clients to get access to food, shelter, cash, or other services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Services Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Social Services Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $48K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $53K. Social Services Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $56K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $59K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Social Services Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Social Services Manager?

Social Services Manager in Houston:
"Hard Work."
Work hard, ask questions and don't be afraid to go out of your comfort zone. You will learn something new every day.

Social Services Manager in Pasadena:
"Flexible Hours, Health Benefits Paid."
Pros: I enjoy being able to help people and prefer to work M-F. I have every holiday off. I feel a sense of accomplishment when I'm able to help people reestablish their identities.
Cons: I am in the poverty pay.

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Key Stats for Social Services Manager

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Social Services Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Social Services Manager Salaries


National Average
$53,000

Counseling
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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