Human Services

Human service jobs cover a broad, interdisciplinary field where workers focus on mediation and improving quality of life.

There are 46 careers in this industry

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Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.

  • Average Salary:$27,960
  • Most Common Education:Post-secondary certificate

Childcare Workers

Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.

  • Average Salary:$23,240
  • Most Common Education:High school

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.

  • Average Salary:$46,270
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree


Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.

  • Average Salary:$48,990
  • Most Common Education:Master's Degree

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.

  • Average Salary:$76,990
  • Most Common Education:Not available

Clinical Psychologists

Diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests, and formulate and administer programs of treatment.

  • Average Salary:$76,990
  • Most Common Education:Doctoral degree

Community and Social Service Specialists

All community and social service specialists not listed separately.

  • Average Salary:$42,620
  • Most Common Education:Not available

Community Health Workers

Assist individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Conduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. May provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. May collect data to help identify community health needs.

  • Average Salary:$39,540
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree

Counseling Psychologists

Assess and evaluate individuals' problems through the use of case history, interview, and observation and provide individual or group counseling services to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.

  • Average Salary:$76,990
  • Most Common Education:Post-doctoral training


All counselors not listed separately.

  • Average Salary:$42,130
  • Most Common Education:Not available