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The average pay for a Social Services Director with Budget Management skills is $26.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Social Services Director with Budget Management skills is $63,932 per year.

MEDIAN $26.40
MEDIAN $63,932
$50,031 - $95,336
MEDIAN: $63,932

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Salary $50,031 - $95,336
Bonus $0.00 - $5,093
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$50,847 - $95,654
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

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.


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

Social Services Director Job Listings

Social Services Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Wytheville?

Social Services Director in Wytheville:
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:
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.

Key Stats for Social Services Director


81 %
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


81 %
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 16%