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Social / Human Service Assistant Salary

Women comprise the majority of Human Service Assistants in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $13.07 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $9.35 per hour and $17.43. For the most part, Human Service Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — nearly one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,385 - $44,122
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$22,385 - $44,122  
   
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$0.00 - $1,939  
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$20,367 - $41,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Hourly Rate
$9.35 - $17.43  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.97  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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$0.00 - $1,939  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,367 - $41,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Job Description for Social / Human Service Assistant

A social or human service assistant works at a facility to help clients/patients achieve mental and emotional goals. They may work at a private facility or a government entity. When working in a governmental organization, the assistant often helps screen clients to determine whether or not they are eligible for certain services; they may also follow up with clients to make sure they continually meet eligibility requirements and are following their programs. Often, the assistant works under a social worker’s direction.

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Social / Human Service Assistant Tasks

  • Monitor clients' treatment progress and assist in treatment adherence.
  • Maintain accurate documentation.
  • Advise clients regarding appropriate services.

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What is it like working as a Social / Human Service Assistant?

Social / Human Service Assistant in Danbury:
Pros: The amount of hours and the time that I work is very good. You are eligible for different certifications and there are many opportunities to learn.
Cons: Very demanding physically and mentally.

Experience Affects Social / Human Service Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 25%