Career Outlook for Social and Human Service Assistants

Also known as:  Addictions Counselor Assistant, Case Work Aide, Clinical Social Work Aide, Family Service Assistant, Human Services Worker, Social Work Assistant
The overall job outlook for Social or Human Service Assistant careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 7.72 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.29 percent per year. Demand for Social and Human Service Assistants is expected to go up, with an expected 74,010 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.59 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Social and Human Service Assistants in the following states
California 33,740
New York 31,580
Pennsylvania 19,650
Minnesota 18,160
Massachusetts 17,060
Texas 16,950
New Jersey 13,070
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Social and Human Service Assistants
Guam 210
Delaware 690
Wyoming 800
South Dakota 990
Nevada 1,250
Mississippi 1,350
District of Columbia 1,410