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Social and Human Service Assistant Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $7.78 $12.30 $19.61
  Annual $16,200 $25,600 $40,800
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Social and Human Service Assistants Assist professionals from a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, to provide client services, as well as support for families. May assist clients in identifying available benefits and social and community services and help clients obtain them. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or adult daycare. Exclude “Rehabilitation Counselors”, “Personal and Home Care Aides”, “Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs”, and “Psychiatric Technicians”.