Social Services Manager Salary

Social Services Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — about one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $35K to $73K per year, median earnings come to $53K per year. Overall cash earnings for Social Services Managers stretch from $35K on the lower end to $73K near the top, and the heftier packages encompass bonuses that can (rarely) exceed $3K. Women account for the majority of Social Services Managers who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,069 - $73,990
$37K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,363
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$13.79 - $34.25
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$34
MEDIAN: $22.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,069 - $73,990  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,809  
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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$35,256 - $73,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.79 - $34.25  
   
Overtime
$21.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,809  
   
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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$35,256 - $73,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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

Pay by Experience for a Social Services Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Social Services Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social Services Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Social Services Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 47 salaries. A Social Services Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 24 salaries.

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
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Social Services Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Social Services Manager Salaries


Counseling
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 14%