Salary for Social and Community Service Managers

Also known as:  Child Welfare Director, Community Service Director, Community Service Organization Director, Family Service Center Director, Neighborhood Service Center Director, Social Service Director, Social Services Director, Youth Program Director helps social work professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Social and Community Service Managers assess the needs of the population that their organizations serve, hire and train staff, and plan programs to benefit the community or target population. Additionally, these individuals are responsible for creating and managing the budget for equipment, personnel and projects. They may, in some cases, directly support or provide services - for example, they may record and investigate rising poverty levels in a given community and evaluate the needs of a specific family if needed. The majority of individuals in this position have obtained a Bachelor's degree, some have even pursued Master's, but there are individuals who only have high school diplomas or the equivalent. These individuals generally have significant prior work experience in this sector.

A Social or Community Service Manager will normally get a wage between 40000 to 60000 based on experience and talent. Social and Community Service Managers earn an average compensation of Fifty Nine Thousand Eight Hundred dollars each year.

Social and Community Service Managers can get the highest pay in Florida, where they can earn average wages of close to $79010. These professionals are paid the highest in Public Administration, where they can receive wages of $75200.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.80 percent nationwide in that time.
Social and Community Service Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Finance and Insurance $75,200
Public Administration $70,410
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $70,150
Accommodation and Food Services $69,350
Educational Services $68,250
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $67,990
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $50,480
Health Care and Social Assistance $58,470
Retail Trade $59,620
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $59,620
Other Services (except Public Administration) $63,480
Management of Companies and Enterprises $66,400