Salary for Social and Community Service Managers

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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 find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

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 can receive salaries ranging between $42,230 to $115,800 depending on the level of experience. will usually earn a wage of seventy-five thousand one hundred and fourty dollars each year.

make the highest salary in District of Columbia, where they get an average salary rate of close to $105,560. This group of people are compensated most highly in Finance and Insurance, where they receive normal pay levels of $101,130.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 41.45 percent nationwide in that time.


Social and Community Service Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Finance and Insurance
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Educational Services
Public Administration
Other Services (except Public Administration)

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Wholesale Trade
Retail Trade
Health Care and Social Assistance
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Accommodation and Food Services
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
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