Social / Human Service Assistant Salary

Human Service Assistants in the United States pull down an average of $13.66 per hour. Job satisfaction for Human Service Assistants is high. Women make up the vast majority of Human Service Assistants (83 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$19,605 - $44,272
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MEDIAN: $30,634
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$9.69 - $17.64
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Salary
$19,605 - $44,272  
   
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$20,104 - $41,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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$9.69 - $17.64  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $26.04  
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$20,104 - $41,770  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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

Pay by Experience for a Social / Human Service Assistant has a negative trend. An entry-level Social / Human Service Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social / Human Service Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Social / Human Service Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 16 salaries. A Social / Human Service Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 6 salaries.

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
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Social / Human Service Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼2%

Late-Career
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 19%