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Social and Human Service Assistants in Wisconsin

Want to work in Wisconsin as a Social and Human Service Assistant? Read this first!

12.7% Jobs Projection
$34,780 Median Salary
1,870 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Social and Human Service Assistants in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Social and Human Service Assistants in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.

  • Social and Human Service Assistants in Wisconsin earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Social and Human Service Assistants Work in Wisconsin?

In 2018, there were 10,450 Social and Human Service Assistants working in the state.

There were 12,760 Social and Human Service Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 2,310 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Social and Human Service Assistants in WI Employment Trend

The typical state has 3,980 Social and Human Service Assistants working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Social and Human Service Assistants than average.

Social and Human Service Assistants in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Social and Human Service Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 12.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 16.4%.

Job Projections for Social and Human Service Assistants: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,870 annual Social and Human Service Assistants job openings in Wisconsin, and 15,430 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 55,400 annual jobs and 453,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Social and Human Service Assistants Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Social and Human Service Assistants ranged from $22,070 to $58,410 with $34,780 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.61 to $28.08. The median hourly rate was $16.72.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $15.8 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.92.

The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Social and Human Service Assistants Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin Metros for Social and Human Service Assistants

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Social and Human Service Assistants.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 10,150 $30,340
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 8,810 $34,940
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 2,890 $31,630
Madison, WI 1,650 $31,370
Duluth, MN-WI 1,570 $31,760
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 500 $44,780
Green Bay, WI 500 $41,450
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 420 $37,770
Eau Claire, WI 300 $43,740
Appleton, WI 270 $37,310
Racine, WI 270 $31,220
Fond du Lac, WI 230 $31,490
Wausau, WI 220 $40,910
Sheboygan, WI 180 $37,360

Top States for Social and Human Service Assistants Employment

The table below shows the states where most Social and Human Service Assistants work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 50,600 $39,980
New York 37,340 $35,020
New Jersey 27,220 $34,960
Texas 19,970 $35,360
Pennsylvania 18,480 $33,900
Massachusetts 15,230 $30,660
Ohio 15,210 $32,340
Minnesota 15,000 $34,870
Illinois 13,080 $29,950
Wisconsin 10,450 $34,780
Michigan 10,240 $29,010
Florida 10,110 $31,630
Connecticut 8,300 $38,180
Washington 8,090 $37,960
Maryland 8,080 $33,100
Georgia 8,070 $27,530
North Carolina 7,930 $29,220
Arizona 7,560 $31,130
Virginia 7,250 $30,900
Oregon 6,630 $37,340

Below are the states where Social and Human Service Assistants get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $43,250
California $39,980
Alaska $38,260
Connecticut $38,180
Washington $37,960
Oregon $37,340
Hawaii $35,680
Nevada $35,550
North Dakota $35,440
Texas $35,360

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