The Bureau of Labor Statistics for the U.S. Department of Labor is expecting employment of social and human service assistants to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects are expected to be excellent, particularly for applicants with relevant postsecondary education. This field is expected to grow by nearly 28 percent between 2010 and 2020.
According to the U. S. Department of Labor, salaries for human service assistants range between $13.56 and $16.27 per hour. Experienced professionals may earn up to $21.59 per hour.