A Direct Care Worker earns an average wage of $9.61 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Medication Administration and amap.

$20,354 - $34,392
(Median)
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$26K
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MEDIAN: $25,621
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$8.13 - $12.85
(Median)
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$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$25,622  
   
Bonus
$175.00  
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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$17,040 - $30,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.13 - $12.85  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $19.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$175.00  
   
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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$17,040 - $30,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $21,004

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National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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