Residential Support Worker Salary

Residential Support Workers in the United States take home approximately $12.09 per hour on average. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Residential Support Workers making up 71 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$17,502 - $44,594
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MEDIAN: $30,242
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$9.23 - $16.12
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$0$44K
Salary $17,502 - $44,594
Bonus $200.00
Total Pay (?
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$19,596 - $37,761
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $9.23 - $16.12
Overtime $13.09 - $21.54
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $200.00
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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$19,596 - $37,761
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 187

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Job Description for Residential Support Worker

A residential support worker is part of a specialized living community and helps care for the residents; residents may include senior citizens, at-risk youth, or mentally disabled individuals who seek to live independently but may need assistance or supervision. These communities are staffed by a team of residential support workers, who handle daily tasks that residents do not or cannot perform such as cooking, cleaning, and providing transportation. The level of involvement that workers take with clients often depends on residents' abilities and may vary from resident to resident.

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Residential Support Worker Tasks

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
  • Monitor food and liquid intake and vital signs.
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.

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Residential Support Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Residential Support Worker?

Residential Support Worker in Cleveland:
"More Money For The Work We Do."
Pros: Helping the Clients to learn how to be independent.
Cons: The company does not really listen to employees about the clients only goes by outline the state has given not the people who work one on one everyday with the clients.

Key Stats for Residential Support Worker

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Residential Support Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$27,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 34%
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