Human Service Assistants in the United States take home an average $13.66 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 84 percent of Human Service Assistants are female. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,176 - $43,087
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MEDIAN: $30,999
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$9.64 - $17.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,176 - $43,087  
   
Bonus
$1,350  
Total Pay (?
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$20,122 - $40,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $17.37  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $26.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,350  
   
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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$20,122 - $40,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Social / Human Service Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $29K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $37K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Human Service Assistants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $33K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $27K on average.

Social / Human Service Assistant Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Social / Human Service Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
052
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Social / Human Service Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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