Social and Community Service Managers (11-9151)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, 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.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 380428 12.65 1116
United States 138,500151,700 9.51,320 3,6604,980

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with high employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 34.0719.1224.05 31.1040.9853.35
Alaska 38.0121.6525.50 36.2847.5158.32
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 38.0621.8026.21 35.3147.7558.14
Fairbanks North Star Borough 36.5522.0225.49 40.4546.5150.46
Southeast Region 39.3121.4324.94 39.7749.1860.57
Balance of State 36.4621.3124.17 33.7542.5662.62

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
44330 6.857.0 40.7
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation106
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation68
UI claimants previously working in occupation29
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 419
Number of job position postings 128
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.3

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: More than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
Project Level 1
Project Level 2

 Degree
Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)
Accelerated Business Administration & Management/Master of Business Administration BA/MBA
Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program Certificate Certificate
Alaska Native Governance BA
Business Administration AA
Business Administration and Management BA
Entrepreneurship Certificate Certificate
Human Services AA
Information and Communication Technology MBA
Investments Certificate Certificate
Master of Business Administration MBA
Strategic Leadership MBA

 Degree
Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Business Administration AAS
Business Administration BS
Business Administration MBA

 Degree
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Aviation MS
Aviation Business Administration AS
Aviation Business Administration BS
Business Administration in Aviation MBAA
Human Factors BS
Human Security & Resilience BS
Leadership MS
Management MSM
Project Management BS
Project Management MS
Technical Management AS
Technical Management BS

 Degree
Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Allied Health – Human Services Emphasis AA
Business and Management AAS
Business Specialist I Certificate
Business Specialist II Certificate

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Advanced Human Service Systems Lic
Children's Mental Health Lic
Civic Engagement CT1
Clinical Social Work Practice Lic
Conflict Resolution OEC
Logistics & Supply Chain Ops OEC
Management Bac
Public Administration Mas
Social Work Bac
Social Work Mas
Social Work Management Lic

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Business Administration Bac
Business Administration Mas
Social Work Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2
Rural Development Bac
Social Work Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2
Rural Development Bac
Social Work Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2
Rural Development Bac
Tribal Management AAS
Tribal Management CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2
Rural Development Bac
Social Work Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2
Rural Development Bac
Social Work Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College   (Fairbanks)
Rural Development Bac
Rural Development Mas

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Business Administration AAS
Business Administration Bac
Public Administration Mas

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Business Administration AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Business Administration AAS

 Degree
Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Business Management Essentials Certificate
Microsoft Project Pro Complete
Small Business Management

 Degree
Wayland Baptist University   (Anchorage)
Business Administration (BBA) BA
Business Administration (MBA) MBA
Counseling (MA) MA
Management (D.Mgt.) D.Mgt.
Management (MAM) MA
Public Administration (M.P.A) MA