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Social and Human Service Assistants (21-1093) in New Haven Labor Market Area
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New Haven LMA (1Q 2023)
All Industry
Estimated employment1,180
Mean wage$20.88
Entry wage$15.94
10th percentile wage$15.04
50th percentile wage$18.55
90th percentile wage$30.05
 Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities49041.4%
Social Assistance34029.1%
Public Administration14011.9%
Ambulatory Health Care Services706.2%
 Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration140$30.17
Educational Services40$25.03
Ambulatory Health Care Services70$22.75
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations30$22.28
Social and Human Service Assistants (21-1093)
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. Excludes Rehabilitation Counselors (21-1015), Psychiatric Technicians (29-2053), Personal Care Aides (31-1122), and Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs (43-4061).
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational GroupDifference
Current  $18.55 $28.83 -$10.28
YearThis OccupationCompared to All OccupationsDifference
Current  $18.55 $25.00 -$6.45
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2023
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Bridgeport-Stamford $23.20  1,730  
Norwich-New London $19.47  620  
Hartford $18.95  3,130  
New Haven $18.55  1,180  
Waterbury $18.02  790  
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Hartford $18.95  3,130  
Bridgeport-Stamford $23.20  1,730  
New Haven $18.55  1,180  
Waterbury $18.02  790  
Norwich-New London $19.47  620  
Wages in other areas
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