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What Does it Take to Be a Community and Social Service Specialist?

Example of Community & Social Service Specialist Job All community and social service specialists not listed separately.

  • Social Insurance Adviser
  • Health Information Provider
  • Welfare Specialist
  • Lay Brother
  • Veterans Service Officer

Is There Going to be Demand for Community and Social Service Specialists?

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 100,300 jobs in the United States for Community and Social Service Specialist. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 13.2% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 13,200 new jobs for Community and Social Service Specialist by 2026. The BLS estimates 14,100 yearly job openings in this field.


The states with the most job growth for Community & Social Service Specialist are Arizona, Colorado, and North Dakota. Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Salary for a Community & Social Service Specialist

The typical yearly salary for Community and Social Service Specialists is somewhere between $25,780 and $72,210.


Community and Social Service Specialists who work in Rhode Island, New Jersey, or Hawaii, make the highest salaries.

How much do Community and Social Service Specialists make in different U.S. states?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $26,630
Alaska $43,250
Arizona $39,580
Arkansas $33,340
California $49,830
Colorado $41,300
Connecticut $53,690
Delaware $41,680
District of Columbia $56,270
Florida $40,050
Georgia $42,640
Hawaii $55,660
Idaho $38,460
Illinois $38,900
Indiana $40,480
Iowa $37,160
Kansas $37,020
Kentucky $43,700
Louisiana $38,450
Maine $30,710
Maryland $52,430
Massachusetts $44,880
Michigan $42,370
Minnesota $50,560
Mississippi $34,860
Missouri $38,740
Montana $41,460
Nebraska $42,580
Nevada $43,310
New Hampshire $42,310
New Jersey $57,490
New Mexico $38,380
New York $56,110
North Carolina $42,010
North Dakota $44,720
Ohio $44,390
Oklahoma $42,670
Oregon $42,910
Pennsylvania $50,810
Rhode Island $57,230
Tennessee $39,090
Texas $35,070
Utah $50,560
Vermont $41,570
Virginia $56,030
Washington $43,420
West Virginia $35,550
Wisconsin $41,030
Wyoming $45,510

Where do Community and Social Service Specialists Work?


The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.



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