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Fast Facts for Human Service Assistants in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chico, Modesto and Yuba City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Ana, San Luis Obispo and Bakersfield
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Oakland, Sacramento and San Diego

Salaries for Human Service Assistants in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Oakland, Stockton and Modesto

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Programs
  • MA in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization
  • MA in Human Services
  • MA in Human Services, Not-for-Profit Management Specialization
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Received the 2013 Making a Difference for Students Award from Quality Matters.
  • Offers a free student app for smartphones and tablets, helping students keep up to date.
  • Has a Golden Key International Honour Society and SALUTE Veterans Honor Society.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
Programs
  • Master of Social Work - Community Specialization
  • Master of Social Work - Clinical Specialization
  • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
  • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
  • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
  • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
  • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
Programs
  • M.S. in Human Services - Non-Profit Management
  • M.S. in Human Services/Forensic Mental Health Counseling
  • B.S. in Human Services / Human Services Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • BA in Health and Human Services
  • BA in Health and Human Services - Health Care Informatics Systems Specialization
  • BA in Health and Human Services - Long-Term Care Specialization
  • Earn your degree online from Ashford University!
  • Choose from Undergraduate and Graduate classes
  • Business, Health Care, Psychology and Liberal Arts programs to choose from
  • Apply Now! Classes begin every Tuesday!
Programs
  • Human Services (MS)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
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  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Services
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.
Programs
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree
  • Offers students a variety of degrees & programs to help them explore their passion
  • Online programs & 3 campuses in San Antonio, Houston, & Rio Grande Valley, TX
  • A Catholic Education at OLLU is shaped by their unique belief in God’s Providence
  • #1 in San Antonio, Highest Percentage of Classes Under 20 by US News & World Report
  • 95% of 2016 incoming OLLU freshmen received scholarships or aid
Programs
  • MA Human Services: Christian Ministry
  • MA Human Services: Military Resilience
  • Bachelor of Science: Social Work
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • B.A. in Christian Studies with a concentration in Youth Ministry
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership - Christian Ministry
  • Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Government and Policy
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
  • Does something else interest you? GCU also offers programs in Doctoral Studies; Theology; Science, Engineering & Technology; and Fine Arts & Production. Speak with an enrollment counselor today!

More California Human Services Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
Sacramento
Associate
33,821
Azusa
Doctorate
8,084
Bakersfield
Associate
17,405
Berkeley
Associate
5,287
Aptos
Associate
15,114
Bakersfield
Masters
7,700
Chico
Masters
17,034
Carson
Masters
12,082
Hayward
Masters
13,124
Fresno
Doctorate
22,383
Fullerton
Doctorate
37,130
Long Beach
Doctorate
36,868
Los Angeles
Doctorate
21,051
Seaside
Masters
4,080
Northridge
Doctorate
35,446
Sacramento
Doctorate
28,829
San Bernardino
Doctorate
17,066
Turlock
Doctorate
8,836
Redwood City
Associate
5,764
Norwalk
Associate
22,273
Hayward
Associate
13,229
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
Orange
Masters
6,328
Fountain Valley
Associate
9,316
San Mateo
Associate
10,516
Palm Desert
Associate
8,597
Visalia
Associate
11,697
Weed
Associate
2,782
Sonora
Associate
2,734
San Pablo
Associate
7,147
Sacramento
Associate
12,967
El Cajon
Associate
9,358
Cypress
Associate
13,592
Pleasant Hill
Associate
19,768
Monterey Park
Associate
28,889
Folsom
Associate
8,193
Fresno
Associate
21,624
Fresno
Masters
2,391
Salinas
Associate
9,890
Oakland
Masters
1,114
Arcata
Masters
7,773
Imperial
Associate
8,682
Susanville
Associate
1,829
Loma Linda
Doctorate & First Professional
4,022
Long Beach
Associate
25,536
Los Angeles
Associate
17,204
Los Angeles
Associate
6,095
Ukiah
Associate
4,347
Merced
Associate
10,890
Oakland
Associate
6,944
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
Santa Clara
Associate
8,832
Modesto
Associate
18,546
Monterey
Associate
9,238
San Jacinto
Associate
14,197
Napa
Associate
7,169
Belmont
Masters
1,491
Oxnard
Associate
6,803
Angwin
Masters
1,363
San Diego
Masters
3,480
Porterville
Associate
3,773
Whittier
Associate
21,041
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Sacramento
Associate
24,596
Mission Viejo
Associate
18,371
San Bernardino
Associate
12,839
San Diego
Associate
17,013
San Diego
Doctorate
35,695
San Francisco
Doctorate
30,125
Stockton
Associate
18,668
San Jose
Masters
31,906
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626
Fairfield
Associate
11,163
Berkeley
Doctorate & First Professional
34,940
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
37,476
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408
Ventura
Associate
12,603
Whittier
Masters & First Professional
1,985
Marysville
Associate
9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Human Service Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Human Service Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Human Service Assistants relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 910 $37,200
Chico 530 $37,040
El Centro 510 $48,530
Fresno 1020 $34,070
Hanford-Corcoran 190 $38,480
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 3590 $37,240
Salinas 490 $34,690
San Diego-Carlsbad 2210 $38,600
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 15840 $44,460
Madera 200 $33,890
Merced 300 $39,170
Modesto 580 $40,850
Napa 170 $38,980
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura 610 $41,800
Redding 240 $30,830
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 2480 $36,160
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 5220 $41,910
Stockton-Lodi 300 $36,090
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 1900 $44,920
Vallejo-Fairfield 310 $37,170
Visalia-Porterville 530 $31,780
Yuba City 70 $50,840
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande 170 $36,170
Santa Cruz-Watsonville 470 $39,310
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara 320 $37,090
Santa Rosa 650 $39,310

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