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Job Description for Group Home Manager

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A group home manager works in a group home that provides full-care services for residents with disabilities or in need of assisted living.


Educational requirements typically include a bachelor's degree in human services, health care or a related discipline.

General Responsibilities

These professionals oversee activities, budgets and schedules for a group home and ensure all residents are properly managed and cared for. This includes implementing programs and services for residents.

Management Responsibilities

Management responsibilities include hiring, training, scheduling and supervising the group home staff.

Job Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects 23 percent growth for human service-related occupations between 2008 and 2018. Growth is expected due to increasing demand in mental health and substance abuse treatment.

Average Salary

Indeed.com lists an average salary of $66,000 per year for group home managers in January 2010.

2016 Salary Information for Social Workers

Social workers earned a median annual salary of $47,460 in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On the low end, social workers earned a 25th percentile salary of $36,790, meaning 75 percent earned more than this amount. The 75th percentile salary is $60,790, meaning 25 percent earn more. In 2016, 682,000 people were employed in the U.S. as social workers.



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