Salary 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 helps social work professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Individuals employed as social and human service assistants may serve a variety of functions, including but not limited to providing advice and information to families or indiivduals on food-stamps or other social assistance programs, supervising the daily activities of residents in group homes, monitoring free meal programs, educating the public regarding public and private agencies, support groups, community services, and the consequences of delinquent youth behavior, and interviewing individuals and families to obtain relevant social, edcuational, institutional, criminal and drug-related behavior. These professionals are required a high school diploma or equivalent.

A Social or Human Service Assistant can earn an average pay level somewhere between 16000 - 24000 based on level of experience. Social and Human Service Assistants usually receive an average compensation of Twenty Eight Thousand Two Hundred dollars per annum.

Social and Human Service Assistants can expect the most salary in Connecticut, where they can get compensation, on average, of near $41430. These professionals make the greatest compensation in Information, where they receive average job salaries of $39790.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 8.61 percent nationwide in that time.
Social and Human Service Assistants tend to make the most in the following industries
Finance and Insurance $39,790
Information $39,410
Public Administration $35,340
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $34,080
Other Services (except Public Administration) $32,160
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $31,760
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $23,640
Health Care and Social Assistance $27,860
Retail Trade $28,170
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $28,970
Management of Companies and Enterprises $30,050
Educational Services $30,870