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How much can you make with an associate degree in human services?

The range of jobs you can potentially apply for with an associate degree in health and human services can make this number difficult to identify.

However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics provides figures for the occupational grouping Social and Human Service Assistants, containing some of the most common types of professions in human services you can qualify for with an associate degree education.

According to the BLS, Social and Human Service Assistants earn an average annual salary of $40,460 per year ($19.45 per hour).* Pay can vary based on your education, experience level, and state of employment.

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* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2021. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.

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