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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 338368 8.912 1833
United States 147,300173,800 18.05,300 8,40016,350

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 33.9119.1023.94 30.8240.6352.88
Alaska 37.3421.9026.07 35.6546.7357.00
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 37.5821.1125.83 36.8246.8657.58
Fairbanks North Star Borough 36.2824.6327.26 34.1846.7551.12
Southeast Region 37.0621.5224.23 34.9846.0759.75
Balance of State 37.8322.2527.60 35.3944.9963.26

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
39927 6.854.4 40.8
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation130
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation82
UI claimants previously working in occupation33
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 435
Number of job position postings 106
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.1

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: Less 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
Graduate Studies in Entrepreneurship Certificate
Graduate Studies in Investments Certificate
Information and Communication Technology MBA
Master of Business Administration MBA
Strategic Leadership MBA

 Degree
Central Texas College, Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB   (Fort Richardson)
Business Management AAS

 Degree
Central Texas College, Fort Wainwright   (Fort Wainwright)
Business Management AAS

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

 Degree
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Aviation PhD
Aviation Business Administration AS
Aviation Business Administration BS
Business Administration in Aviation MBAA
Human Factors MS
Human Security & Resilience MS
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
Thomas Edison State University   (Eielson AFB)
Business Administration MBA
Business Administration in General Management BS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Advanced Human Service Systems GCRT
Business Administration AA
Business Administration MBA
Children's Mental Health GCRT
Computer Systems Engineering BS
General Management MBA
Human Services AAS
Human Services BHS
Human Services BS
Logistics & Supply Chain Operations OEC
Public Administration MPA
Social Work BSW
Social Work MSW
Social Work Management GCRT

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai   (Soldotna)
General Business AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Kodiak   (Kodiak)
General Business AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
General Business AAS
General Program AA
Human Services AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Prince William Sound   (Valdez)
Disability Services AAS
Human Services AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Business Administration BBA
Business Administration MBA
Social Work BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business CT1
Applied Business Management CT1
Human Services AAS
Human Services w/ RHS Certification AAS
Social Work BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Management CT1
Applied Business Management CT2
Human Services AAS
Human Services w/ RHS Certification AAS
Social Work BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business CT2
Applied Business Management CT2
Human Services AAS
Human Services w/ RHS Certification AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Management CT1
Applied Business Management CT2
Human Service Technology AAS
Human Services AAS
Human Services w/ RHS Certification AAS
Social Work BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Management CT1
Applied Business Management CT2
Business CT2
Human Services AAS
Human Services w/ RHS Certification AAS
Social Work BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College   (Fairbanks)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Management CT1
Applied Business Management CT2
Human Services AAS
Human Services w/ RHS Certification AAS
Rural Utilities Business Management OEC
Tribal Management AAS
Tribal Management CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Business Administration AAS
Business Administration BBA
Business Administration GLI
Business Administration MBA
Business Administration MPA
Public Administration M.PA

 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 Internet Security
Business Management Essentials Certificate
Microsoft Project Pro Complete
Small Business Management

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

 Degree
Wisdom & Associates, Inc.   (Kenai)
NAHB's Business Management for Building Professionals