Average Social Services Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Social Services Manager is $52,079.
MEDIAN $52,079
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$37k - $82k
$300 - $4k
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$33k - $80k

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Job Description for Social Services Manager

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.

Job Satisfaction for Social Services Manager

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Career Paths

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Social Services Manager
Social Worker
Social Services Director
Medical Social Worker
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Social Services Manager

Skills in Clinical Supervision, Team Leadership and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Counseling and Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Social Services Manager

An early career Social Services Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,305 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Social Services Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,323 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Social Services Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,529 based on 58 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,550.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Social Services Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (6.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (26.1% less).

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