A Direct Support Worker earns an average wage of AU$24.29 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$19.91 - AU$29.92
AU$20
AU$24
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.29
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90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$19AU$38AU$57
Hourly Rate
AU$19.91 - AU$29.92  
   
Overtime
AU$54.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,408 - AU$62,242  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,586

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Key Stats for Direct Support Worker

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Direct Support Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
AU$51,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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Vision:
dental benefits
None: 100%
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