A Community Support Worker earns an average wage of C$17.48 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Case Management, Community Outreach / Activism, and Counseling.

C$24,582 - C$53,947
C$25K
C$36K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$36,168
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C$13.93 - C$21.75
C$14
C$17
C$22
MEDIAN: C$17.48
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$24,582 - C$53,947  
   
Bonus
C$2,250  
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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C$28,502 - C$48,307  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$10C$20C$30
Hourly Rate
C$13.93 - C$21.75  
   
Overtime
C$2.00 - C$29.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$2,250  
   
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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C$28,502 - C$48,307  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 227

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Pay by Experience Level for Community Support Worker

Pay by Experience for a Community Support Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Community Support Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 181 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Community Support Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Community Support Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 47 salaries. A Community Support Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,653

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Community Support Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Community Support Worker?

Community Support Worker in Edmonton:
Pros: Helping people with developmental disabilities is a way to contribute to a better world. This job is so motivating that I don't want to leave it. Also, I have opportunity to meet other people working my field of specialisation.
Cons: Sometimes clients do not cooperate. Thus, it becomes too difficult to me to perform my job with much consideration for others. In addition, we can have schedules that don't fit with my others activities. I has have to do much arrangements to link my job and my social life.

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Key Stats for Community Support Worker

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Community Support Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

▲7%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
C$37,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Community Support Worker Salaries

Case Management
▲17%

Community Outreach / Activism
▲13%

▲11%

Disability Support
▲10%

National Average
C$37,000

Home Health/Home Care
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 26%