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Social and Human Service Assistants
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or $17.29 hourly
as of 2020
What is the risk of automation?
We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of
10% (Totally Safe)
This score is based on the abilities, knowledge, skills and activites required in order to do the job.
We look at 9 key attributes of an occupation which can't easily be automated. The more an occupation requires these, the less chance there is of it being replaced.
Note that some attributes have a greater weighting than others, so even though an occupation might require quite heavily on a few attributes, this might not be enough to give it an overall safe score. The final score has been generated using a machine learning algorithm, trained using human predictions.
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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Assisting and Caring for Others (76)
Social Perceptiveness (75)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (12)
not very important
How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Social and Human Service Assistants' job openings is expected to rise 16.6% by 2030
'Social and Human Service Assistants' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.
What are the median wages for 'Social and Human Service Assistants' in the United States?
In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Social and Human Service Assistants' was $35,960, or $17.29 hourly
'Social and Human Service Assistants' are paid 14.3% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as social and human service assistants?
As of 2020 there were 399,920 people employed as Social and Human Service Assistants within the United States.
This represents around 0.29% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 347 people are employed as Social and Human Service Assistants.
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.
SOC Code: 21-1093.00
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