Social & community service managers

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Total Workforce

400k

Average Age

45.8

Estimated Job Growth

18%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$64,503

Average Male Salary

$74,248

Average Female Salary

$60,273

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 $64,503 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Social & community service managers by wage are Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, and Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists.

Social & community service managers are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing & sales managers, Public relations & fundraising managers, Administrative services managers, Computer & information systems managers, Financial managers, Industrial production managers, Purchasing managers, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, Compensation & benefits managers, Human resources managers, Training & development managers, Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Construction managers, Education administrators, Architectural & engineering managers, Food service managers, Gaming managers, Lodging managers, Medical & health services managers, Natural sciences managers, Property, real estate, & community association managers, Social & community service managers, Emergency management directors, Miscellaneous managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The top 3 locations that employ the most Social & community service managers are District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, and Upper East Side PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Social & community service managers are District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY, 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 National security & international affairs. Social & community service managers are paid most in District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC but are relatively concentrated in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$64,503

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,069

In 2017, Social & community service managers earned an average of $64,503, $12,438 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists make somewhat more than Social & community service managers while Military officer special & tactical operations leaders 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

0.366

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Social & community service managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.366, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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

Most Common

The most common industries employing Social & community service managers, by number of employees, are Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services, Individual & family services, and Business, professional, political, & similar organizations.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Social & community service managers, by average wage, are National security & international affairs, Administration of environmental quality & housing programs, and Hospitals.

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Industries by Share

400k

2017 Workforce

± 15,500

12.3%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 5.03%

The number of people employed as Social & community service managers has been growing at a rate of 12.3%, from 355,991 people in 2016 to 399,673 people in 2017.

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  40.9%, followed by Individual & family services with 31.2% and Business, professional, political, & similar organizations with 6.71%.

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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 46.8 and of female Social & community service managers is 45.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Social & community service managers is White.

Gender Composition

121k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 8,536

279k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 12,949

69.7% of Social & community service managers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Social & community service managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Social & community service managers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

76.2% of Social & community service managers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14.4% of Social & community service managers, Black 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 Gender

46.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.961

45.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.603

The median age of Social & community service managers is 45.8, and Male employees are generally 1.43 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 Business 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 Active Listening, Social Perceptiveness, and Time Management. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Social & community service managers need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Science, and Management of Material Resources.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Social & community service managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Social & community service managers are expected to see a growth of 18% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

18%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Social & community service managers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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