Human Services Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

In Grand Rapids, there are 5 human services schools where human services faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the human services academic community in Grand Rapids, and the future trends. Academia in human services includes human services training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Human Services
  • Bachelors degree in Human Services


Statistics

Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Human Services Employment

Grand Rapids 1,960
Michigan 35,030

Of the 35,030 human services professionals employed in Michigan, 1,960 work in Grand Rapids. Between 2006 and 2010, in Grand Rapids, there has been a 4% decline in the number of human services professionals. As the number of human services professionals in Grand Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Human Services employment growth

20,430 21,440 29,470 29,460 35,030
2,050 1,930 1,390 1,680 1,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Human Services VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$42,904 $46,363 $43,070 $44,172 $41,852
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

Salaries for human services professionals in Grand Rapids have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,852 per year was earned by human services professionals in Grand Rapids. The average salary for human services professionals in Grand Rapids was $42,904 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of human services professionals in Grand Rapids is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Grand Rapids

10th percentile
$24,914
25th percentile
$31,244
50th percentile
$39,630
75th percentile
$50,740
90th percentile
$60,544

Human services professionals make a median salary of $39,630 per year in Grand Rapids. The difference in pay between the human services professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 143%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,914 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,544 per year.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Human Services
$41,852
Social Work
$43,725
Mental Health
$48,033
Public Health
$58,770
Public Administration
$93,000

On average human services professional salaries in Grand Rapids are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Services schools in Grand Rapids

5

There are 5 accredited human services schools in the city. Many of Grand Rapids' human services professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Human Services Programs Offered In Grand Rapids

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

Grand Rapids' human services schools offer 5 human services degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Human Services Degrees In Grand Rapids

associate
31
bachelor
78
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total109

Approximately 109 students graduated from human services courses in 2010.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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