Community Support Worker Salary

A Community Support Worker earns an average wage of $12.90 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oral / Verbal Communication and Case Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$23,640 - $45,122
$24K
$33K
$45K
MEDIAN: $33,267
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$9.82 - $18.49
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MEDIAN: $12.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,640 - $45,122  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $5,960  
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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$20,677 - $42,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $18.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$14.70 - $25.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$100.67 - $5,960  
   
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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$20,677 - $42,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144

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Job Description for Community Support Worker

The community support worker holds a medical position in which the worker is responsible creating a pleasant, active environment for people with disabilities in day programs and group homes. They encourage participation in these programs, which are meant assist clients in the development of physical, emotional, and social skills intended to promote well-being, independence, and self-confidence. They also follow up with people already in the program to assess their progress, and they may also help develop initiatives to address concerns within the community, especially related to housing, health, and employment.

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Community Support Worker Tasks

  • Interview clients, assess needs, and identify a portfolio of targeted service agencies and opportunities.
  • Educate and coordinate client employers, family, and other involved individuals.
  • Monitor clients and provide a safe environment.
  • Assist clients with obtaining benefits and services, troubleshooting, and providing documentation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Community Support Worker

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

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Key Stats for Community Support Worker

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Community Support Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$30,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Community Support Worker Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲31%

Case Management
▲19%

Community Outreach / Activism
▲5%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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