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Highest Paying Industries for Social and Community Service Managers

The top 100 highest paying industries for social and community service managers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $96,930, direct health and medical insurance carriers is the highest paying industry for social and community service managers. It is followed by research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (average annual salary $96,660). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of social and community service managers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Social and Community Service Managers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$96,930
60
2 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$96,660
150
3 Federal government, including USPS
$96,410
930
4 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$96,410
930
5 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$95,550
80
6 Insurance Carriers
$95,030
60
7 Finance and Insurance
$93,350
100
8 Scientific Research and Development Services
$92,270
230
9 Temporary Help Services
$87,600
n/a
10 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$82,230
90
11 Employment Services
$81,410
150
12 Offices of Physicians
$80,520
280
13 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$80,300
190
14 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$79,040
2,370
15 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$78,640
2,660
16 Hospitals - Privately owned
$78,070
2,810
17 Hospitals - State government owned
$77,910
350
18 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$77,900
3,440
19 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$77,720
290
20 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$77,400
350
21 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$77,320
170
22 Hospitals - Local government owned
$76,440
280
23 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$76,020
240
24 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$75,880
550
25 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$75,040
40
26 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$74,820
600
27 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$74,740
610
28 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$74,500
17,390
29 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$74,470
16,410
30 Educational Services - Local government owned
$74,280
700
31 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$73,100
27,070
32 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$73,020
25,060
33 Federal, State, and Local Government
$73,020
25,060
34 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$72,540
570
35 Administrative and Support Services
$70,660
440
36 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$70,660
440
37 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$70,600
250
38 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$70,440
270
39 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$70,350
690
40 Educational Services - State government owned
$70,080
680
41 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$69,690
250
42 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$69,280
3,360
43 All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$68,790
170
44 Home Health Care Services
$68,720
700
45 Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$68,610
170
46 State government, including schools and hospitals
$68,350
8,750
47 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$67,860
7,720
48 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$67,820
1,440
49 Educational Services
$67,580
2,890
50 Social Advocacy Organizations
$67,490
5,590
51 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$67,080
230
52 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$66,640
300
53 Office Administrative Services
$65,970
180
54 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$65,710
3,750
55 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$65,500
4,720
56 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$64,550
330
57 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$64,320
13,550
58 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$64,320
13,560
59 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$64,070
840
60 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$63,910
2,740
61 Outpatient Care Centers
$63,850
3,210
62 Religious Organizations
$63,530
490
63 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$63,370
400
64 Educational Services - Privately owned
$63,170
1,520
65 Facilities Support Services
$62,510
100
66 Used Merchandise Stores
$61,180
50
67 Lessors of Real Estate
$61,070
140
68 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$60,710
30
69 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$60,480
80
70 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$60,130
320
71 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$60,100
320
72 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$59,840
200
73 Information
$59,380
30
74 Educational Support Services
$59,190
240
75 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$59,150
3,780
76 Health Care and Social Assistance
$59,000
69,130
77 Real Estate
$58,950
240
78 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$58,900
240
79 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$58,720
610
80 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$58,720
230
81 Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$58,540
1,880
82 Individual and Family Services
$58,480
31,910
83 Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$58,400
250
84 Other Residential Care Facilities
$58,030
3,290
85 Social Assistance
$57,930
45,940
86 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$57,700
9,240
87 Other Schools and Instruction
$57,220
170
88 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$57,150
160
89 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$57,070
15,020
90 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$56,960
7,150
91 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$56,710
6,660
92 Child Day Care Services
$56,530
1,120
93 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$56,480
6,260
94 Civic and Social Organizations
$56,300
3,420
95 Activities Related to Real Estate
$56,270
100
96 Junior colleges - State government owned
$55,600
90
97 RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$55,460
50
98 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$55,150
2,710
99 Retail Trade
$54,320
80
100 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$54,070
3,360
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