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.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Civic And Social Associations
  2. Individual And Family Services
  3. Religious Organizations
  4. Social Services, Nec

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 2,760 18.14 12.43 21.00 37,730 25,840 43,680
Joplin MSA 50 19.68 10.87 24.08 40,930 22,610 50,080
Columbia MSA 60 18.96 11.29 22.79 39,430 23,490 47,400
St Joseph MSA 30 13.87 10.61 15.50 28,850 22,060 32,240
Springfield MSA 150 16.90 9.75 20.48 35,150 20,270 42,600
St Louis MSA 870 19.69 12.79 23.15 40,960 26,600 48,140
Kansas City* 460 20.66 13.35 24.32 42,981 27,766 50,588
Central Region* 160 15.74 9.82 18.70 32,744 20,421 38,905
Northwest Region* 50 13.67 9.85 15.57 28,426 20,498 32,390
Ozark Region* 170 17.08 9.94 20.65 35,524 20,665 42,953
South Central Region* 40 12.39 8.99 14.08 25,763 18,709 29,290
Southeast Region* 70 16.39 11.36 18.90 34,084 23,637 39,308
Southwest Region* 50 19.54 10.81 23.90 40,639 22,484 49,716
St. Charles* 20 21.55 15.66 24.49 44,820 32,565 50,948
St. Louis City* 270 20.53 14.03 23.78 42,693 29,175 49,452
St. Louis County* 300 22.29 13.95 26.45 46,355 29,026 55,020
West Central Region* 60 14.86 9.67 17.46 30,914 20,122 36,310
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 90 13.08 7.14 16.06 27,216 14,853 33,397

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,710 3,270 560 20.66 107 Great
Kansas City MSA 870 1,000 130 14.94 28 Good
St Louis MSA 1,080 1,260 180 16.67 38 Good
Northwest Region* 130 150 20 15.38 2 Good
Ozark Region* 220 270 50 22.73 8 Good
Southeast Region* 160 190 30 18.75 6 Good
West Central Region* 140 150 10 7.14 4 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Bachelor's degree in one of the following
Human Services, General (NEW)
Community Organization and Advocacy
Public Administration
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies