The average annual salary of community and social service occupations is shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare the median salaries of all community and social service occupations in the United States. The community and social service occupations salary statistics are from the national compensation survey published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for community and social service occupations. The salary is shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) community and social service occupations is $76,220. The median annual salary is $42,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,170.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of community and social service occupations from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
Table 2 shows the median annual wage of all community and social service occupations in the United States. We note that the median annual salaries vary considerably among community and social service professions and range from $28,820 to $60,230. The highest paid community and social service occupations are other social workers with a median annual salary of $60,230. The lowest paid community and social service occupations in the United States are other religious workers with a median annual salary of $28,820. For more salary information about a specific community and social service profession, use the links in the table.
|Occupation Group||Median Annual Salary|
|Other Social Workers|| |
|Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors|| |
|Healthcare Social Workers|| |
|Health Educators|| |
|Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists|| |
|Marriage and Family Therapists|| |
|Social Workers|| |
|Other Counselors|| |
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers|| |
|Other Community and Social Service Specialists|| |
|Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists|| |
|Mental Health Counselors|| |
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers|| |
|Religious Workers|| |
|Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors|| |
|Directors, Religious Activities and Education|| |
|Community Health Workers|| |
|Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists|| |
|Rehabilitation Counselors|| |
|Social and Human Service Assistants|| |
|Other Religious Workers|| |