Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

21-1798 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other*

* This occupation has the same title, but not necessarily the same content, as the 2010 SOC occupation

This OES occupation is a combination of data collected for the 2010 SOC occupations 21-1094 Community Health Workers and 21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other and the 2000 SOC occupation 21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
121,580 1.2 % $19.83 $41,250 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.01 $14.29 $18.19 $24.31 $31.11
Annual Wage (2) $22,900 $29,720 $37,840 $50,560 $64,710


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 23,260 0.42 $21.68 $45,090
Individual and Family Services 19,490 1.56 $16.56 $34,440
State Government (OES Designation) 14,940 0.66 $22.98 $47,790
Social Advocacy Organizations 7,610 3.91 $18.41 $38,300
Elementary and Secondary Schools 7,130 0.08 $21.94 $45,640

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 6,230 4.33 $16.70 $34,730
Social Advocacy Organizations 7,610 3.91 $18.41 $38,300
Grantmaking and Giving Services 2,160 1.70 $20.44 $42,520
Individual and Family Services 19,490 1.56 $16.56 $34,440
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 3,870 1.17 $17.00 $35,360

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 310 0.14 $31.85 $66,240
Insurance Carriers 540 0.05 $26.56 $55,250
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 4,910 0.09 $24.17 $50,280
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 1,100 0.26 $23.97 $49,860
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 130 0.01 $23.89 $49,700


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 14,730 1.05 1.11 $21.96 $45,670
New York 13,980 1.66 1.75 $22.52 $46,850
Florida 11,010 1.54 1.62 $18.65 $38,790
Minnesota 6,150 2.37 2.50 $21.47 $44,660
Michigan 5,940 1.55 1.64 $20.07 $41,740




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,720 2.66 2.81 $20.74 $43,130
Hawaii 1,440 2.49 2.62 $23.74 $49,370
Minnesota 6,150 2.37 2.50 $21.47 $44,660
Louisiana 4,060 2.21 2.33 $16.68 $34,700
Vermont 600 2.06 2.17 $18.56 $38,610




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 3,680 0.97 1.03 $24.98 $51,960
Hawaii 1,440 2.49 2.62 $23.74 $49,370
Washington 2,770 1.02 1.07 $22.76 $47,340
New York 13,980 1.66 1.75 $22.52 $46,850
California 14,730 1.05 1.11 $21.96 $45,670





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 10,560 2.09 2.20 $22.66 $47,140
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,740 2.18 2.30 $21.73 $45,190
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,340 0.87 0.92 $18.85 $39,210
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,520 1.09 1.15 $22.09 $45,940
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,920 0.53 0.56 $19.52 $40,610
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,890 0.85 0.89 $15.91 $33,090
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,730 1.58 1.67 $17.95 $37,330
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 1,640 1.67 1.77 $18.48 $38,430
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,610 1.16 1.23 $27.81 $57,840
Baltimore-Towson, MD 1,610 1.29 1.36 $17.80 $37,020




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Olympia, WA 490 5.22 5.51 $26.80 $55,740
Duluth, MN-WI 460 3.79 4.00 $21.54 $44,810
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 600 3.51 3.70 $19.84 $41,260
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 680 3.43 3.62 $22.45 $46,690
Champaign-Urbana, IL 310 3.28 3.46 $18.80 $39,100
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 160 3.15 3.33 $22.98 $47,800
Tallahassee, FL 480 3.01 3.17 $19.48 $40,510
Jefferson City, MO 210 2.88 3.04 $16.54 $34,400
Honolulu, HI 1,190 2.81 2.96 $23.67 $49,240
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 510 2.72 2.87 $15.32 $31,870