Assist other social and human service providers in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 420,600 people employed as social and human service assistants in the United States. The median annual salary is $37,610. Entry level employees earn approximately $27,910 per year and senior employees earn approximately $59,490 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.