$51,895
Avg. Salary
$19.79
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Social Services Director is $19.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Social Services Director is $51,895 per year.

$14.51
10%
$19.79
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$29.25
90%
MEDIAN $19.79
$38k
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50%
$76k
90%
MEDIAN $51,895
$38,027 - $76,405
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$0$76K
Salary $38,027 - $76,405
Bonus $0.00 - $2,953
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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$33,509 - $72,659
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,246
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.51 - $29.25
Overtime $17.62 - $39.59
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,953
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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$33,509 - $72,659
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 661

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
  • Plan and direct a social services program
  • Monitor progress and effectiveness of program plans
  • 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 by Experience Level for Social Services Director

Pay by Experience for a Social Services Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Social Services Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 425 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social Services Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 268 salaries. An experienced Social Services Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 281 salaries. A Social Services Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 151 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,455

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Social Services Director Reviews

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

Social Services Director in Wytheville:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Enjoy many of my coworkers. Able to implement policies.
Cons: Have to deal with drama in the workplace.

Social Services Director in Grand Junction:
"Find a Mentor."
Find a Mentor in another LTC facility. Most are more than willing to share invaluable knowledge.

Social Services Director in Oklahoma City:
"Challenging and demanding."
Pros: My cowokers, my boss, the residents.
Cons: Unrealistic work load.

Social Services Director in Southern Pines:
"Community."
Know your community and know your confidence skills be flexible increase familiarityour with medicaid and Medicare have good sense of humor learn time management.

Social Services Director in Houston:
"The demands of the job and how to say no."
Check what state tags you are responsible for and start there with prioritizing you work. Do social history, social notes and quarterly assessments THEN MDS as these get you state tags. MDS is not your primary responsibility, neither is activities. Remember no-one else really wants your job so you have job security.

Social Services Director in portland ,oregon:
"That I would be working in a stressful place."
Think hard on why type of work u want.

Social Services Director in Tawas City:
Pros: Helping others live a better life.
Cons: Paperwork.

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Key Stats for Social Services Director

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 326 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Social Services Director Salaries

▲12%

▲5%

National Average
$49,000

▼2%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Social Services Director Salaries



Grant Writing
▲15%


▼0%

National Average
$49,000


▼8%


discharge planning
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 326 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%