Social & human service assistants are most often employed by the Individual & family services industry. The average yearly wage for Social & human service assistants was $39,040 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Social & human service assistants by wage are Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, Miscellaneous life, physical, & social science technicians, including social science research assistants, and Other teachers and instructors.
Social & human service assistants are part of the Community & Social Service Occupations, along with Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors, Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors, Marriage and family therapists, Mental health counselors, Rehabilitation counselors, and 11 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Social & human service assistants are Salem, Beverly, Gloucester & Newburyport Cities PUMA, MA, Middlesex County PUMA, CT, and Concord, Kannapolis Cities & Harrisburg Town PUMA, NC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Social & human service assistants are Herkimer (North & Central) & Oneida (Outer) Counties PUMA, NY, Downtown & Sky Harbor International Airport PUMA, AZ, and Madera City PUMA, CA.