• Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Human Services
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 34,090
    $22,760 range bar $49,950
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Social and human service assistants help people get through difficult times or obtain additional support. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.

What do they typically do

  • Help clients get assistance with daily activities such as eating and bathing
  • Work under the direction of social workers, psychologists, or others in management or supervision
  • Advise clients about eligibility for services such as food stamps and Medicaid
  • Work with clients and other professionals to develop a treatment plan
  • Research services available to clients in their communities
  • Visit individuals in homes or attend group meetings to provide information on agency services, requirements, or procedures
  • Keep records or prepare and submit reports about visits with clients
  • Help determine what type of help their clients need

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.3%
Job Opening 1,137

Job Listings

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA

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