How much does a Social Services Director - Nursing Home make in the United States? The average Social Services Director - Nursing Home salary in the United States is $58,899 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $52,972 and $65,846. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Social Services Director - Nursing Home Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Social Services Director - Nursing Home Salary $47,576 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Social Services Director - Nursing Home Salary $52,972 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Social Services Director - Nursing Home Salary $58,899 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Social Services Director - Nursing Home Salary $65,846 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Social Services Director - Nursing Home Salary $72,171 US January 26, 2024
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Planning: An act or process of making or carrying out plans. Establishment of goals, policies, and procedures for a social or economic unit city planning business planning.

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Mental Health: Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices.

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Assisted Living: Assisted living exemplifies the shift from "care as service" to "care as business" in the broader health care arena predicted more than three decades ago. A consumer-driven industry, assisted living offers a wide range of options, levels of care, and diversity of services (Lockhart, 2009) and is subject to state rather than federal regulatory oversight. "Assisted living" means depends on both the state and provider in question: variations in state regulatory definitions are significant and provider variables include everything from philosophy, geographic location and auspice, to organizational size and structure.

Planning 7.03%
Mental Health 0.82%
Assisted Living 0.65%
Others 91.5%

Job Description for Social Services Director - Nursing Home

Social Services Director - Nursing Home in a nursing home environment, directs, establishes, and plans the overall policies and goals for the social services department. Responsible for patient assessments, care planning and helping the patients and families adjust to their new surroundings or occupations. Being a Social Services Director - Nursing Home plans and administers social service programs. Supervises the facility's social workers. Additionally, Social Services Director - Nursing Home assists in development of policies regarding participation in facility planning for health and welfare services. Requires a master's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Social Services Director - Nursing Home typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Social Services Director - Nursing Home typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Social Services Director - Nursing Home

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Social Services Director - Nursing Home, the first career path typically starts with a Nursing Home Administrator position, and then progresses to Top Long Term Care Executive.

Additionally, the second career path typically progresses to Nursing Home Director (Hosp. Op.).

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Social Services Director - Nursing Home salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Social Services Director - Nursing Home, the highest Social Services Director - Nursing Home salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Social Services Director - Nursing Home salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Social Services Director - Nursing Home salary is in Miami, FL, where the Social Services Director - Nursing Home salary is 2.9% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.9%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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