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Social and Human Service Assistants

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $17.60
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Social and Human Service Assistants *

Area Low Median High
U S
$13.69 $17.02 $21.28
Minnesota
$14.49 $17.60 $21.40
Central Minnesota
$15.27 $18.20 $21.48
Northeast Minnesota
$13.05 $16.72 $22.57
Northwest Minnesota
$14.35 $18.11 $21.82
Southeast Minnesota
$13.75 $17.83 $22.26
Southwest Minnesota
$14.58 $18.77 $23.77
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$14.77 $17.35 $20.27

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 12,970 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Social and Human Service Assistants most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 21,799 new Social and Human Service Assistants to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Social and Human Service Assistants
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 413,700 466,000 52,200 12.6%
Minnesota 15,798 17,691 1,893 12%
Central Minnesota 1,539 1,778 239 15.5%
Northeast Minnesota 1,734 2,002 268 15.5%
Northwest Minnesota 1,506 1,625 119 7.9%
Southeast Minnesota 1,116 1,237 121 10.8%
Southwest Minnesota 1,852 1,905 53 2.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 8,650 9,821 1,171 13.5%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.