Residential Support Worker Salary

The average pay for a Residential Support Worker is AU$22.61 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s wage.

AU$39,150 - AU$63,396
(Median)
AU$39K
AU$51K
AU$63K
MEDIAN: AU$50,670
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AU$19.22 - AU$26.70
(Median)
AU$19
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Salary
AU$39,150 - AU$63,396  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$98.63  
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$40,268 - AU$57,166  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$20AU$40AU$60
Hourly Rate
AU$19.22 - AU$26.70  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$57.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$98.63  
   
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$40,268 - AU$57,166  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 217
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Pay by Experience Level for Residential Support Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Residential Support Worker Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Residential Support Worker in Rockhampton:
"I Believe In Miracles."
Treat your clients how you would like members of your family to be treated. Don't get too attached to your clients, don't get involved in the clients personal, business or private matters. Remember, focus on the ability, not the disability. Remember to look after yourself, take breaks and debrief with your workmates.

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Experience Affects Residential Support Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 97%
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