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Human Services Occupations

The occupations below are in the Human Services career cluster.

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Please note: A flames symbol like this in the listings of occupations indicates designation as a "Hot Career" in South Dakota, meaning it is a high demand-high wage occupation. A Top 30 icon like this Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations indicates the occupation is among the Top 30 Hot Careers, one of the 30 with the greatest demand. Learn more about Hot Careers and the Top 30.

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Occupational Title O*NET-
SOC Code
Child, Family, and School Social Workers Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 21-1021
Childcare Workers 39-9011
Clergy Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 21-2011
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists 19-3033
Credit Counselors 13-2071
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 21-2021
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 39-1022
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 39-9031
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 39-5012
Health Educators 21-1091
Healthcare Social WorkersVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 21-1022
Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers 51-6011
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 39-3093
Manicurists and Pedicurists 39-5092
Marriage and Family Therapists 21-1013
Massage Therapists 31-9011
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 21-1023
Mental Health Counselors Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 21-1014
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 39-4031
Personal Care Aides 31-1122
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 51-6021
Psychologists, All Other 19-3039
Rehabilitation CounselorsVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related videoVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 21-1015
Religious Workers, All Other 21-2099
Residential AdvisorsVideo icon -- Click here to view a related video 39-9041
Skincare Specialists 39-5094
Social and Community Service Managers 11-9151
Social and Human Service Assistants 21-1093
Social Workers, All Other 21-1029
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors Top 30 image, indicating this is one of South Dakota's top 30 highest demand, highest wage occupations 21-1011

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