Residential Support Worker Salary

For Residential Support Workers, hourly average wages total $12.02 per hour. Female Residential Support Workers make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Most Residential Support Workers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,252 - $45,193
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$31K
$45K
MEDIAN: $30,869
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$9.12 - $16.13
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$0$45K
Salary $17,252 - $45,193
Bonus $100.00
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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$19,100 - $37,788
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $9.12 - $16.13
Overtime $12.98 - $21.36
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $100.00
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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$19,100 - $37,788
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 176

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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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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 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Residential Support Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$27,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 35%
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