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Fast Facts for Human Service Assistants in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: New Bedford, Worcester and Leominster
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Barnstable, Haverhill and Lowell
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Worcester and Springfield

Salaries for Human Service Assistants in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Barnstable, Brockton and Lowell

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  • 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.
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  • Master of Social Work
  • Ranked 33rd among the Best Grad Schools for Social Work in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1904 as the nation’s first institute of higher learning to offer training for clinical social workers.
  • Provides a rigorous education, including a nationally accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) Program and PhD in Social Work.  
  • Offers inventive programs with hands-on experience.  
  • Incorporates social justice values and multicultural perspectives into curriculum. 
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  • 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.
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  • Master of Social Work
  • Earn a Master of Social Work online from top-ranked USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.
  • The CSWE-accredited program features live, online classes and hands-on field experiences near your community.
  • Bachelor's degree is required to apply
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  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Services
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
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  • 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).
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More Massachusetts Human Services Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Springfield
Doctorate
2,678
Paxton
Masters
1,244
South Lancaster
Masters
562
Chestnut Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
14,621
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
32,053
Bridgewater
Masters
9,934
Fall River
Associate
7,388
Boston
Associate
8,806
Worcester
Doctorate
3,210
Chicopee
Masters
1,258
Quincy
Masters
1,075
Beverly
Masters
3,710
Fitchburg
Masters
6,692
Framingham
Masters
5,903
Wenham
Masters
1,648
Holyoke
Associate
6,461
Newton
Masters
1,403
Brockton
Associate
7,064
North Andover
Masters
2,098
Newton
Bachelor
1,429
Gardner
Associate
4,147
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
24,434
Haverhill
Associate
6,526
Quincy
Associate
3,932
Weston
Doctorate
1,511
Boston
Doctorate
4,733
Northampton
Doctorate
3,065
Boston
Doctorate
9,103
Boston
Doctorate
13,433
Boston
Associate
673
Springfield
Doctorate
3,657
Westfield
Masters
5,392
Boston
Masters
1,086

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Human Service Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Massachusetts. 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 and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Barnstable Town 410 $31,240
Leominster 300 $29,490
Gardner 300 $29,490
New Bedford 410 $28,000
Pittsfield 160 $37,780

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