Social Services Manager Salary

Social Services Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $52K annually on average but can range from $35K to $74K per year. Final cash compensation to Social Services Managers varies from around $35K to approximately $74K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $3K. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Social Services Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Social Services Managers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 86 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$36,958 - $87,667
$37K
$52K
$88K
MEDIAN: $51,583
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50%
90%

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$13.59 - $34.77
$14
$23
$35
MEDIAN: $22.55
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$0$87K
Salary $36,958 - $87,667
Bonus $0.00 - $3,606
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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$33,786 - $80,473
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.59 - $34.77
Overtime $21.68
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,606
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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$33,786 - $80,473
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Social Services Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Social Services Manager Salaries


Counseling
▲3%

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 11%