Direct Care Worker (DCW) with Home Health/Home Care Skills Salary

The average wage for a Direct Care Worker (DCW) with Home Health/Home Care skills is $9.71 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$13,954 - $41,217
$14K
$29K
$41K
MEDIAN: $28,745
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$8.19 - $12.61
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$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.71
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$13,954 - $41,217  
   
Bonus
$25.17 - $1,987  
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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$17,101 - $29,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.19 - $12.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$10.22 - $18.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$25.17 - $1,987  
   
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).
)
$17,101 - $29,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258
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Pay by Experience Level for Direct Care Worker (DCW)

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

Key Stats for Direct Care Worker (DCW)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Direct Care Worker (DCW) Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$21,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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