Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2009

11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers

Plan, organize, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.

National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
State profile for this occupation
Metropolitan area profile for this occupation


National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
113,760 0.8 % $29.44 $61,240 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.08 $20.46 $27.21 $35.83 $46.31
Annual Wage (2) $33,440 $42,560 $56,600 $74,520 $96,330


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Individual and Family Services 28,000 $27.66 $57,530
Local Government (OES Designation) 15,470 $33.70 $70,090
State Government (OES Designation) 8,560 $31.57 $65,670
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 6,560 $26.61 $55,340
Residential Mental Retardation, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities 6,440 $26.17 $54,440

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 420 $44.69 $92,960
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 130 $41.57 $86,470
Insurance Carriers 80 $41.29 $85,880
Scientific Research and Development Services 290 $40.82 $84,910
Elementary and Secondary Schools 810 $35.13 $73,070


State profile for this occupation: Top

States with the highest published employment concentrations and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all States with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment per thousand workers
Connecticut 3,080 $27.62 $57,440 1.869
Maine 1,100 $24.93 $51,850 1.861
District of Columbia 1,130 $33.29 $69,250 1.778
New Mexico 1,300 $29.15 $60,630 1.621
Delaware 650 $30.56 $63,560 1.564

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment per thousand workers
Florida 1,880 $37.98 $79,010 0.256
Rhode Island 520 $37.05 $77,060 1.136
New York 10,610 $36.79 $76,520 1.250
New Jersey 3,900 $35.68 $74,210 1.014
California 13,570 $34.05 $70,810 0.934


Metropolitan area profile for this occupation: Top

Metropolitan areas with the highest published employment concentrations and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all Metropolitan areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment per thousand workers
Santa Fe, NM 360 $33.33 $69,320 5.593
Olympia, WA 360 $33.84 $70,390 3.730
Bismarck, ND 220 $24.64 $51,250 3.563
Waterbury, CT 200 $22.56 $46,930 3.115
Peabody, MA NECTA Division 250 $24.45 $50,860 2.437

Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment per thousand workers
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 160 $48.73 $101,360 0.311
Gainesville, FL 30 $43.87 $91,260 0.276
New Bedford, MA 100 $43.79 $91,080 1.512
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 50 $43.52 $90,520 0.228
Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice, FL 100 $41.82 $86,990 0.413


About May 2009 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia. The top five employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

Percentile wage estimates show the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2009 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2009 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2009 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2009 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Download May 2009 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped XLS files

Technical Notes

Last Modified Date: May 14, 2010

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