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Director Social Welfare Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$71,919 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$3,006

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Director Social Welfare is $71,919 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Director Social Welfare is between $51,581 and $88,749. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Directs agency or major function of public or voluntary organization providing services in social welfare field to individuals, groups, or community: works with board of directors and committees to establish policies and programs and administers such programs.
  • Determines policies and defines scope of services to be rendered within legislative regulations for public welfare agency functioning without board of directors.
  • Assumes responsibility for development and administration of standards and procedures related to personnel, including staff development, budget, and physical facilities.
  • Interprets agency purpose and program to community.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with other agencies and organizations in community toward meeting community needs and services.
  • Prepares, distributes, and maintains variety of reports.
  • Inspects agency operations and facilities to ensure agency meets standards and procedures criteria.
  • May direct or coordinate fund raising, public relations, and fact finding or research activities.
  • Employed in settings such as child welfare, community welfare councils, family casework, youth serving agencies, health organizations, informal education, and recreation, including scouting and y's, public welfare, and fund raising.
  • May work in specific area of social welfare and be designated director, child support enforcement program; director, community center; director, social service; director, rehabilitation program; director, mental health agency.
Director Social Welfare Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Social and Community Service Managers

Job family population: 141,830

Estimated population of Director Social Welfare jobs: 4,336

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$83,374
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Director Social Welfare Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Program Director
May 7
Aurora, IL, USA
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI), is a leading not-for-profit organization providing ... A State of Illinois Child Welfare Employee License (CWEL) is required for this position. * LSSI ...
Foster Care Caseworker
Mar 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Candidates for the Child Welfare position must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in social work ... Provision of direct services to children and families to facilitate timely permanency outcomes for ...
Foster Care Caseworker
Mar 1
Aurora, IL, USA
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Among the benefits to becoming a member of a child welfare team, under the direct supervision of a ... Social Services of Illinois policies, and Council on Accreditation standards. Bilingual staff ...
Psychotherapist
Apr 16
Chicago, IL, USA
House Calls Counseling
Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychologists, and ... Director * competitive compensation * complete flexibility of schedule The ideal candidate will ...
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