A Residential Support Worker earns an average wage of C$17.12 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$30,780 - C$46,352
C$31K
C$38K
C$46K
MEDIAN: C$38,005
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C$13.21 - C$22.51
C$13
C$18
C$23
MEDIAN: C$17.70
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$16KC$32KC$48K
Salary
C$30,780 - C$46,352  
   
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$27,733 - C$47,689  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$13.21 - C$22.51  
   
Overtime
C$1.51 - C$40.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
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$27,733 - C$47,689  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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Pay by Experience Level for Residential Support Worker

Pay by Experience for a Residential Support Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Residential Support Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Residential 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 $38,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Residential 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 28 salaries. A Residential 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 $42,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,359

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Residential Support Worker Reviews

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

Residential Support Worker in Winnipeg:
"Working as a support worker."
Pros: Being able to help people in the community who are not able to help themselves.
Cons: The lack of appreciation from people who work higher up. The complete disregard for our needs as a support worker. The high levels of stress we are put through on a daily basis, with no help from upper managmen .

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Key Stats for Residential Support Worker

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Residential Support Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
C$37,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 27%
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