Information About Social And Human Service Assistants

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Training

Social and human service assistants need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Social and human service assistants
Training for Social And Human Service Assistants
Percent
Less than High School 2.4
High School 15.3
Some College 20.9
Associates Degree 9.6
Bachelors Degree 37.1
Masters Degree 13.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.3

Employment

Represents about 352,000 people in the United States- 0.3% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 79,000 more social and human service assistants but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 153,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, social and human service assistants make $14.77 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Social and human service assistants $9.22 $11.00 $13.80 $17.50 $21.90
Community and social services occupations $11.10 $14.40 $19.10 $26.20 $34.10
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, social and human service assistants make $30,710 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Social and human service assistants $19,180 $22,930 $28,740 $36,440 $45,710
Community and social services occupations $23,160 $29,990 $39,880 $54,650 $71,070
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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