|Quick Facts: Social and Community Service Managers|
|2014 Median Pay||
$62,740 per year
$30.16 per hour
|Typical Entry-Level Education||Bachelor's degree|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||5 years or more|
|Number of Jobs, 2014||138,500|
|Job Outlook, 2014-24||10% (Faster than average)|
|Employment Change, 2014-24||13,200|
Social and community service managers coordinate and supervise social service programs and community organizations. They manage staff who provide social services to the public.
Social and community service managers work for nonprofit organizations, private for-profit social service companies, and government agencies. Most work full time.
Social and community service managers need at least a bachelor’s degree and some work experience. However, many employers prefer candidates who have a master’s degree.
The median annual wage for social and community service managers was $62,740 in May 2014.
Employment of social and community service managers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by increases in the elderly population and increases in demand for substance abuse treatment and mental health and health-related services.
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