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Community and Social Service Specialists - What They Do


Community and Social Service Specialists generally receive a Bachelor's degree before they enter the job market. Once employed, Community and Social Service Specialists can expect to earn an average of $40,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Community and Social Service Specialists will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 25.1% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Community and Social Service Specialists rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 0.1% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Community and Social Service Specialists can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 3.8% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

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