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Human Service Salaries

Human Services jobs are tremendously rewarding in the sense of job fulfillment and in a surprising number of them, they are also very lucrative financially. If you have an inborn desire to help your fellow human beings and also wish to earn a good to great wage, then you may wish to consider a career in Human Services. There are a wide range of Human Services salaries based on occupation, and there are also some substantial distinctions within different career tracks based on location, experience, licensure and educational background. Below we have aggregated a number of Human Services salaries based on position. By clicking on the links you will find an in-depth job description along with a breakdown of the educational and licensure requirements to be eligible for the job title. The listed Human Service salaries are a median pay based on national statistics provided by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS). All salaries quoted are based on BLS data and can be found on the BLS website.

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Case Worker Salary

Depending on seniority and the state in which you work, Case Workers can expect to earn between $32,000 and $62,000. For more information on the Case Worker here:

Child Advocate Salary

A Child Advocate can anticipate a salary of $44,280. You can find more info on the Child Advocate here: http://humanservicesedu.org/child-advocate.html

Child Life Specialist Salary

The Child Life Specialists can anticipate a median wage of $56,060. For more information on the Child Life Specialist click here:

Community Economic Development Officer Salary

On a nationwide basis, you can expect to earn a mean salary of $64,270 as a Community Economic Development Officer. For more information on Community Economic Development click here:

Community Outreach Worker Salary

A Community Outreach Worker is paid a median wage of $38,300. For more information on the Community Outreach Worker click here:

Crisis Intervention Counselor Salary

You can anticipate the following median wage as a Crisis Intervention Counselor: $41,920. For more information on the Crisis Intervention Counselor click here:

Emergency Management Specialist Salary

If you are able to secure a Director position as an Emergency Management specialist, you can expect a wage of between: $53,680 to 82,560 depending on the state and employer. For more information on the Emergency management Specialist click here:

Family and Human Development Worker Salary

The range of salaries for a Family and Human Development worker depending on the state and employer ranges from $34,440 to $47,790. For more information on the Family and Human Development Worker click here:

Grant Writer Salary

While falling under the definition of technical writer, a grant writer holding a Bachelor’s Degree can expect to earn a median pay of $63,280. For more information on the Grant Writer click here:

Grief Counselor Salary

You can expect a median wage of $39,710 as a Grief Counselor with a Master’s Degree. For more information on the Grief Counselor click here:

Health Educator Salary

The Health Educator has a salary range of $38,870 to $80,870 depending on the employer, state in which one works and other factors. For more information on The Health Educator click here:

Marriage and Family Therapist Salary

Depending on the employer and several other factors, the Marriage and Family Therapist can anticipate a salary ranging from $30,590 to $64,600. For more information on the Marriage and Family Therapist click here:

Probation Officer Salary

Depending on employer being public or private, the state in which you work, educational background and other factors the salary range for a Probation Officer is from $30,830 to $77,230. For more information the Probation Officer click here:

Public Policy Consultant Salary

There are many factors that weigh on the wage you can expect as a Public Policy Consultant, from private employers, to public interest groups, there are many different niches one can fill and this will impact your salary. You can expect a median wage of $99,410. For more information on the Public Policy Consultant click here:

Public Administrator Salary

The Public Administrators salary will vary greatly depending on size of the city in which you work the part of the country you work and a variety of other factors such as city or state budgets. However, the median wage for a Public Administrator is $81,630. You can find out more about the Public Administrator by clicking here:

Rehabilitation Case Worker Salary

As with all the occupations we’ve covered, the Rehabilitation Case Worker’s salary will vary based on a number of factors. The salary range according to the BLS is $23,890 to $46,450. For more information on The Rehabilitation Case Worker click here:

Social and Community Services Manager Salary

Just as with the other positions we’ve discussed there are a variety of factors influencing the pay of the Social and Community Services Manager. However you can expect a range of $43,500 to $77,080. For more information on the Social and Community Services Manager you can click here:

Substance Abuse Counselor Salary

A number of factors will weigh into your yearly salary as a Substance Abuse Counselor, but you can anticipate a range of $32,050 to $59,230. For more information on the Substance Abuse Counselor click here:

Social Worker Salary

There are a number of job titles that fall under the umbrella of Social Worker including the Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Geriatric Social Worker. The range of median salaries for Social Workers is from $42,650 to $54,220. Again that is the median salary range for a wide variety of Social Workers. You can find a detailed breakdown of different Social Work positions from our Careers Page here:

Sociologist Salary

Again like the Social Worker, the Sociologist is a catch-all phrase for a variety of positions such as the Sociological Survey Researcher. The Median pay for a Sociologist with a Master’s degree is: $72,360. You can find out more information on a variety of Sociology careers here:

Youth Worker Salary

The Youth Worker is another umbrella term that covers jobs from rehabilitation worker, to youth advocate and substance abuse counselor. The salary range in terms of median salaries offered are between: $28,840 and $64,410. You can find a detailed article on the Youth Worker by clicking here:

As you can see Human Services salaries are as diverse as the job titles that pay them. By taking the time to look at some of our in-depth articles you will find many job possibilities and you are likely to find a career that is a great match for your personal drive and skill set.