Social / Human Service Assistant Salary

Most Human Service Assistants in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $13.77 per hour. Most Human Service Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Some workers in this field — around one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$19,316 - $42,282
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$34K
$42K
MEDIAN: $33,617
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$9.69 - $19.03
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$0$42K
Salary $19,316 - $42,282
Bonus $907
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$19,955 - $40,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $9.69 - $19.03
Overtime $16.50
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $907
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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$19,955 - $40,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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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.

Social / Human Service Assistant Job Listings

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
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Social / Human Service Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼4%

Late-Career
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 28%
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