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Disability Care Worker Salary

A Disability Care Worker earns an average wage of $10.27 per hour.

$7.88 - $20.23
(Median)
$7
$10
$20
MEDIAN: $10
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.88 - $20.23  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $297.48  
   
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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$17,228 - $41,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Disability Care Worker

Caring and responsible individuals are needed to work with people with special needs/disabilities (physical, mental, and/or developmental). As a disability care worker in our facility, your duties would include: assisting residents with transportation to and from medical appointments; administering prescription medication(s); ensuring basic hygiene practices (i.e. baths, showers, brushing teeth, cleaning/grooming habits, getting residents dressed); engaging residents in recreational and skill-building activities (grocery shopping, field trips, clothing shopping, and exercise sessions); and house-cleaning and maintenance (cooking, vacuuming, dusting, mopping, bed-making, laundry, emptying bed pans).

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Disability Care Worker Tasks

  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.
  • Maintain records of patient care, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.

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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 58%