Healthcare & Social Assistance Industry Pay Trends
Updated October 1, 2013
From chronic disease prevention to supporting children in foster care, those working in the healthcare and social assistance industry cover a wide range of needed functions. Employers include medical and dental offices, kidney dialysis centers, home health care services and child care centers.
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.