Community Support Worker Salary

A Community Support Worker earns an average wage of $12.60 per hour. 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. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oral / Verbal Communication and Case Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$23,489 - $45,226
$23K
$33K
$45K
MEDIAN: $32,982
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$9.83 - $18.63
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MEDIAN: $12.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,489 - $45,226  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$20,651 - $42,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.83 - $18.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$14.66 - $26.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$20,651 - $42,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137

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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

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

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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 $28,000 based on 147 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 $32,000 based on 52 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 $31,000 based on 34 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 $31,000 based on 5 salaries.

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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 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Community Support Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$30,000

▼4%

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 25 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 29%