Job Title
 Average Annual Income  Projected Job Growth, 2012-22*  Projected Job Openings, 2012-22
Social and Human Services Assistants $31,280
Childcare Workers $21,490
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers $45,700 1,000
Food Service Managers $53,130

*Projected Job Growth, 2012-2022 Key

Faster than average
(more than 15%)
(8% to 14%)
Slower than average
(less than 7%)

Occupational Outlook Handbook: 

The field of Family, Consumer, and Human Sciences contains a wide range of jobs, and overlaps quite a bit with some other fields.

Jobs in this field are very diverse and range from Social and Human Services Assistants, who help connect their clients with the range of services available in their community, to Childcare Workers, who take care of children while their parents are at work, either in daycare centers or in their homes. Many Family, Consumer, and Human Sciences programs in PIVOTfinder focus on "Adult Development and Aging." These programs may help prepare students to work with elderly people in a few different ways, including as personal aides or in nursing homes.

Some jobs in the fashion industry, like Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, who draw and make master-versions of patterns for clothes and other items, are also included in this field. Jobs that focus on fabric manufacturing may also be in this field. Likewise, Food Service Managers, who coordinate the operations of businesses and organizations that serve food, are included in
this field. They make sure health codes are being followed, and schedule staff, among other things; they may even make sure food is presented well to customers.

Related Fields: Health Professions; Culinary Services