Direct Support Worker Salary

A Direct Support Worker earns an average wage of AU$23.10 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$19.60 - AU$27.44
(Median)
AU$20
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$23.00
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50%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$19.60 - AU$27.44  
   
Overtime
AU$31.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$0.00  
   
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$40,233 - AU$57,434  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Experience Affects Direct Support Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 96%
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