Highest Paying Industries for Social and Human Service Assistants

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Federal Executive Branch21.5644850
Federal government, including the US Postal Service21.5644850
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned20.7343120
Junior colleges, State government owned20.0341670
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities19.740970
Other Insurance Related Activities19.640760
Specialty hospitals, State government owned19.4240380
Hospitals, State government owned19.2640050
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)19.1739880
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned19.1339790
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities18.7438990
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services18.6338750
Junior colleges, Local government owned18.6338750
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities18.5138490
Scientific Research and Development Services18.4238310
Finance and Insurance18.4138290
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.1637780
Federal, State, and Local Government18.1637770
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service18.1637770
State government, including schools and hospitals18.0337510
Insurance Carriers18.0337500
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service18.0337500
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.0137460
Local government, including schools and hospitals17.937240
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services17.8137040
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services17.8137040
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services17.7336870
Grantmaking and Giving Services17.6136620
Educational Support Services, Privately owned17.4336260
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned17.3736130
Office Administrative Services17.3636100
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations17.3336050
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences17.3136010
Hospitals, Local government owned17.2935970
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.2835950
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.2435870
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)17.2235820
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.2135790
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.1335640
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned17.135580
Lessors of Real Estate16.935140
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned16.935140
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned16.834940
Home Health Care Services16.5534430
Offices of Physicians16.5334380
Hospitals, Privately owned16.3634030
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing16.1633620
Real Estate16.1633620
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations16.0833440
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)16.0733430
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)16.0733420
Management of Companies and Enterprises16.0233320
Legal Services1633290
Educational Services, Privately owned15.9933250
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation15.9433160
Educational Services, Local government owned15.9233110
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned15.8633000
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned15.8432950
Social Advocacy Organizations15.8432950
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)15.8332920
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)15.8332920
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned15.7332710
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.4632150
All industries15.3231860
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries15.3131840
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries15.2131640
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers15.2131640
Activities Related to Real Estate14.9431080
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly14.9431080
Educational Support Services, Local government owned14.9131010
Educational Services, State government owned14.8730930
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned14.8130810
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.7630710
Ambulatory Health Care Services14.7230610
Individual and Family Services14.730580
Religious Organizations14.6430450
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services14.6230410
Administrative and Support Services14.6230410
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)14.6130390
All industries, private ownership only14.4630080
Employment Services14.4430030
Outpatient Care Centers14.429960
Social Assistance14.3629870
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.3129770
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers14.2829690
Civic and Social Organizations14.2729690
Offices of Other Health Practitioners14.2229570
Retail Trade14.1929510
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities14.1629450
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services14.1129340
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned14.0829290
Child Day Care Services14.0429200
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services13.9729060
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned13.9128930
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned13.8728860
Other Residential Care Facilities13.5528180
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners13.4627990
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities13.4327940
Vocational Rehabilitation Services13.3327730
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists13.2827620
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities13.1527360
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities12.9927020
Miscellaneous Store Retailers12.826630
Used Merchandise Stores12.826630
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities12.7926610
Facilities Support Services12.5326060
Services to Buildings and Dwellings12.3725730
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)12.1925360

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