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How Much Does a Human Service Specialist Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$46,000
$34,000
$46,000
$62,000
Human service specialists in the United States make an average salary of $46,485 per year or $22.35 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $34,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $62,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and Pennsylvania provide the highest human service specialist salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Salem, OR
$52,278
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Where Human Service Specialists Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where human service specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Human Service Specialists Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, Washington and Oregon, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for human service specialists. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Maine, West Virginia, and Louisiana.
City
Average Salary

Oakland, CA

Salary Range46k - 79k$61k$60,967

Seattle, WA

Salary Range43k - 63k$53k$52,793

Salem, OR

Salary Range42k - 64k$52k$52,278

New York, NY

Salary Range38k - 61k$49k$48,538

Harrisburg, PA

Salary Range37k - 61k$48k$47,967

Saint Paul, MN

Salary Range39k - 52k$46k$45,809

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range35k - 57k$45k$45,110

Alexandria, VA

Salary Range35k - 57k$45k$44,842

Camden, NJ

Salary Range34k - 55k$44k$43,782

Madison, WI

Salary Range36k - 50k$43k$42,877
$22k
$79k

High Paying Human Service Specialist Jobs

Which Companies Pay Human Service Specialists The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a human service specialist, being employed by a company such as Deloitte or La Clinica de La Raza would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Cooper University Health Care and Envision Healthcare also report highly competitive salaries for human service specialists.
Company
Average Salary
Deloitte
Salary Range69k - 85k$77k$76,608
La Clinica de La Raza
Salary Range48k - 60k$54k$54,048
Cooper University Health Care
Salary Range50k - 58k$54k$53,891
Envision Healthcare
Salary Range50k - 56k$53k$53,098
The State of Oregon
Salary Range47k - 57k$52k$52,145
Fairfax Water
Salary Range47k - 51k$50k$49,502
Liberty Healthcare Group
Salary Range45k - 49k$47k$47,379
Rockburn Branch Park
Salary Range40k - 50k$45k$45,325
State of Florida
Salary Range35k - 50k$42k$42,232
Sacramento County
Salary Range29k - 43k$36k$35,934
$27k
$85k

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    How Experience Affects Human Service Specialist Salaries

    The salary for a human service specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $22,625
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    $30,888
    $30,888
    11/19/2020
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    Tampa, FL
    Tampa, FL
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    $32,000
    $32,000
    11/18/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
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    Human Services Program Specialist-SES
    Human Services Program Specialist-SES
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    $32,000
    $32,000
    11/18/2020
    Human Services Treatment Specialist (Bachelor's Level)
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    Enid, OK
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    11/11/2020
    11/11/2020
    $48,692
    $48,692
    11/11/2020
    Intake Worker/Human Services Program Specialist 2
    Intake Worker/Human Services Program Specialist 2
    Saint Paul, MN
    Saint Paul, MN
    10/30/2020
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    $46,938
    $46,938
    10/30/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
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    Tallahassee, FL
    Tallahassee, FL
    10/25/2020
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    $36,000
    $36,000
    10/25/2020
    Senior Human Services Program Specialist
    Senior Human Services Program Specialist
    Tallahassee, FL
    Tallahassee, FL
    10/23/2020
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    $36,000
    $36,000
    10/23/2020
    Human Services Treatment Specialist (Bachelor's Degree)
    Human Services Treatment Specialist (Bachelor's Degree)
    Enid, OK
    Enid, OK
    10/08/2020
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    $48,692
    $48,692
    10/08/2020
    Human Services Specialist I (Public Health/Wic-Breastfeeding Peer Counselor)-Florence Health Dept.
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    Florence, SC
    Florence, SC
    10/06/2020
    10/06/2020
    $22,625
    $22,625
    10/06/2020