The State of California Employment Development Department classifies Health & Human Services Professionals as “Social and Human Services Assistants”. Social and Human Service Assistants is a generic term for people with various job titles, such as social services assistant, case management aide, social work assistant, residential counselor, community support worker, alcohol or drug abuse counselor, mental health technician, child-care worker, community outreach worker, life skill counselor and gerontology aide.
According the Labor Market Information (LMI) system information, the 2004-2014 projected outlook for Social and Human Services Assistants in the Oakland-Fremont-Hayward Metropolitan Division (Alameda County data was not available) is expected to grow 21.3 percent. General wages: $24,960 - $39,520.
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