Social / Human Service Assistant Salary

Human Service Assistants in the United States can expect wages of $13.18 per hour on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.76 per hour, and the top verges on $17.03. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Female Human Service Assistants far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$21,776 - $45,926

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$9.76 - $17.03

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,776 - $45,926  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
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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$20,598 - $42,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $17.03  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
   
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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$20,598 - $42,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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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.

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Experience Affects Social / Human Service Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%
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