Human Services Schools In South Dakota

Human Services classes faculty can choose to work at one of 9 accredited human services schools in South Dakota. The trends in South Dakota's human services academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in human services includes 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


Schools

  1. Kilian Community College

    300 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103-7020

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  2. Dakota Wesleyan University

    1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301-4398

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  3. Lake Area Technical Institute

    230 11th St NE, Watertown, South Dakota 57201-0730

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  4. Northern State University

    1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-7198

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  5. Oglala Lakota College

    490 Piya Wiconi Road, Kyle, South Dakota 57752-0490

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  6. Presentation College

    1500 N Main, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-1280

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  7. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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  8. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

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  9. Western Dakota Technical Institute

    800 Mickelson Dr, Rapid City, South Dakota 57703-4018

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Human Services Employment

South Dakota 2,190
National 913,960

Of all of the human services professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Human services professionals In South Dakota

1,600 1,650 1,930 2,060 2,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of human services professionals is growing in South Dakota. There were 590 more human services professionals working in South Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of human services has grown by 37% in South Dakota. This is faster than the trend for human services professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of human services professionals has grown by 25% between 2006 and 2010.

Human Services VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$37,190 $37,928 $38,578 $39,358 $39,792
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to human services professionals are growing in South Dakota. The mean salary for human services professionals in 2006 was $37,190 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $39,792 per year.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in South Dakota

10th percentile
$29,866
25th percentile
$33,848
50th percentile
$38,344
75th percentile
$44,734
90th percentile
$51,746

This represents a 7% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of human services, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid human services professionals earning 73% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Dakota state.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Human Services
$39,792
Mental Health
$34,098
Public Administration
$72,833
Public Health
$54,880
Social Work
$44,055
Sociology
$56,000

Human services professionals in South Dakota earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Services programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota

associate
4
bachelor
5
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total12

As the number of human services professionals is increasing in South Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited human services schools in South Dakota state is also increasing. In South Dakota, there were 77 graduates in 2006. And there were 131 graduates from human services courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of human services school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota by 70%. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in human services.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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