|Quick Facts: Social and Community Service Managers|
|2010 Median Pay||
$57,950 per year
$27.86 per hour
|Entry-Level Education||Bachelor’s degree|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||1 to 5 years|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||134,100|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||27% (Faster than average)|
|Employment Change, 2010-20||35,800|
Social and community service managers coordinate and supervise social service programs and community organizations. They direct and lead staff who provide services to the public.
Social and community service managers work for nonprofit organizations, private for-profit social service agencies, 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 of social and community service managers was $57,950 in May 2010.
Employment of social and community service managers is expected to grow by 27 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected because increases in the aging population, increases in demand for substance abuse treatment, and overall population growth.
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