Human Services Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston has 9 schools where human services faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in human services in the city of Boston, which encompasses human services training at the following levels:

  • Human Services Certificate
  • Associates degree in Human Services
  • Bachelors degree in Human Services
  • Masters degree in Human Services
  • PhD degree in Human Services


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Human Services Employment

Boston 12,090
Massachusetts 29,320

Exactly 12,090 of the 29,320 human services professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 2% growth in the number of human services professionals. As the number of human services professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Human Services employment growth

29,270 30,310 33,600 36,040 29,320
11,910 13,970 16,220 16,010 12,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Human Services VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$42,816 $42,968 $44,564 $43,468 $45,776
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for human services professionals in Boston have increased. In 2010 human services professionals in Boston reportedly earned an average salary of $45,776 per year. Human services professionals in Boston made a yearly average salary of $42,816, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of human services professionals in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Boston

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Boston human services professionals earn a median yearly salary of $43,508. The 10% of human services professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,740 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 185% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Boston

Mental Health
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average human services professionals in Boston earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Boston.

Educational Trends

Human Services schools in Boston


There are 9 accredited human services schools in the city. Many of Boston's human services professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Human Services Programs Offered In Boston


There are a total of 15 degree and certificate programs in human services offered by Boston's human services schools.

Student Completed Human Services Degrees In Boston


Approximately 491 students graduated from human services courses in 2010.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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