Social & community service managers

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2019 Workforce
413k
Average Age
45.5
Estimated Job Growth
17%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$64,481
Average Male Salary
$75,674
Average Female Salary
$59,851

About

Social & community service managers are most often employed by the Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services industry. The average yearly wage for Social & community service managers was $64,481 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Social & community service managers by wage are Firstline supervisors of correctional officers, Commercial and industrial designers, and Transportation, storage, & distribution managers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Social & community service managers are District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, and Burke PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Social & community service managers are District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Social & community service managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services is the industry that employs the most Social & community service managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Social & community service managers, by average wage, is Insurance carriers. Social & community service managers are paid most in Columbia & Greene Counties PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$64,481
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,931

In 2019, Social & community service managers earned an average of $64,481, $8,957 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Commercial and industrial designers make somewhat more than Social & community service managers while Firstline supervisors of correctional officers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Social & community service managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.369
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Social & community service managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.369, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Social & community service managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Social & community service managers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Social & community service managers, by average wage, are Insurance carriers, Offices of physicians, and Employment services.

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Industries by Share

413k
2019 Workforce
± 15,757
4.44%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 5.22%

The number of people employed as Social & community service managers has been growing at a rate of 4.44%, from 395,462 people in 2018 to 413,030 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Social & community service managers employed by various industries. Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services employs the largest share of Social & community service managers at  39.8%, followed by Individual & family services with 31.5% and Business, professional, political, & similar organizations with 6.7%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Social & community service managers in the US. The average age of male Social & community service managers in the workforce is 46.7 and of female Social & community service managers is 45.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Social & community service managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

121k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 8,532
292k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 13,258

70.7% of Social & community service managers are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Social & community service managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Social & community service managers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

66.7% of Social & community service managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14.2% of Social & community service managers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Social & community service managers.

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Age by Sex

46.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.962
45.1
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.616

The median age of Social & community service managers is 45.5, and Male employees are generally 1.57 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Social & community service managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Social & community service managers is Social Sciences but a relatively high number of Social & community service managers hold a major in Public Administration and Social Service.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Social & community service managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Social & community service managers need many skills, but most especially Social Perceptiveness, Management of Personnel Resources, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Social & community service managers need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Operations Analysis, and Management of Personnel Resources.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Social and Community Service Managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Social and Community Service Managers are expected to see a growth of 17% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Social and Community Service Managers.
17%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Social and Community Service Managers. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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