Average Social Services Director Salary

$54,953
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$450
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The average salary for a Social Services Director is $54,953.
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$40k
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$55k
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$81k
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What Do Social Services Directors Do?

Job Satisfaction for Social Services Director

4.1 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Social Services Director are from the companies The Salvation Army, Life Care Centers of America and Genesis HealthCare. Reported salaries are highest at The Salvation Army where the average pay is $66,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Genesis Group and Genesis HealthCare, earning around $61,986 and $55,157, respectively. Life Care Centers of America pays the lowest at around $41,987. Consulate Health Care and Trilogy Health Services, LLC also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $42,948 and $48,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Social Services Directors?

Skills in Program Management and Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics, Case Management and Long Term Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Social Services Directors?

An entry-level Social Services Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,254 based on 44 salaries. An early career Social Services Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,434 based on 522 salaries. A mid-career Social Services Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,269 based on 394 salaries. An experienced Social Services Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,314 based on 504 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,600.
Employees with Social Services Director in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 64.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (28.2% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (21.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (22.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,762 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
29.6%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
28.6%
Late Career
16.9%