Salary for Social and Human Service Assistants

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Also known as:  Addictions Counselor Assistant, Case Work Aide, Clinical Social Work Aide, Family Service Assistant, Human Services Worker, Social Work Assistant helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

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 and Human Service Assistant can earn average salaries in a range of $24,950 - $56,080 depending on the level of education. can get an average pay level of thirty-eight thousand two hundred and thirty dollars per annum.

make the highest salary in District of Columbia, where they can earn average pay scales of close to about $54,640. Employees with these job titles can obtain the highest salaries in Finance and Insurance, where they can get compensation, on average, of $47,120.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 41.79 percent nationwide in that time.


Social and Human Service Assistants tend to make the most in the following industries:

Finance and Insurance
Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Retail Trade
Health Care and Social Assistance
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
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