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Healthcare & Social Assistance Industry Pay Trends

Updated October 10, 2017

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.

Wage Growth for Healthcare and Social Assistance, Q3 2017


since last quarter


year over year


since 2006


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The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals 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.

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