AU$51,478
Avg. Salary
AU$24.36
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Community Support Worker is AU$24.36 per hour.

The average pay for a Community Support Worker is AU$51,478 per year.

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AU$20.50
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AU$24.36
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AU$29.45
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MEDIAN AU$24.36
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AU$39k
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AU$51k
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AU$65k
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MEDIAN AU$51,478
AU$38,627 - AU$64,816
AU$39K
AU$51K
AU$65K
MEDIAN: AU$51,478
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AU$20.50 - AU$29.45
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MEDIAN: AU$24.36
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AU$0AU$64K
Salary AU$38,627 - AU$64,816
Bonus AU$350
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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AU$42,532 - AU$61,980
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 88
Hourly Data AU$0AU$51
Hourly Rate AU$20.50 - AU$29.45
Overtime AU$9.93 - AU$51.63
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
Bonus AU$350
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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AU$42,532 - AU$61,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 849

Job Description for Community Support Worker

The community support worker holds a medical position in which the worker is responsible creating a pleasant, active environment for people with disabilities in day programs and group homes. They encourage participation in these programs, which are meant assist clients in the development of physical, emotional, and social skills intended to promote well-being, independence, and self-confidence. They also follow up with people already in the program to assess their progress, and they may also help develop initiatives to address concerns within the community, especially related to housing, health, and employment.

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Community Support Worker Tasks
  • Interview clients, assess needs, and identify a portfolio of targeted service agencies and opportunities.
  • Educate and coordinate client employers, family, and other involved individuals.
  • Monitor clients and provide a safe environment.
  • Assist clients with obtaining benefits and services, troubleshooting, and providing documentation.

Community Support Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Community Support Worker

Pay by Experience for a Community Support Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Community Support Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 591 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Community Support Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 219 salaries. An experienced Community Support Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 129 salaries. A Community Support Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,861

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Community Support Worker Reviews

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

Community Support Worker in Adelaide:
"Good."
Pros: Team
Cons: Some managers

Community Support Worker in Central Coast:
"Getting there."
Pros: Clients
Cons: Being treated like a cleaner

Community Support Worker in Orange:
"Rewarding at times, exhausting mentally and physically."
Pros: 24/7 routating roster
Cons: Management

Community Support Worker in Melbourne:
"Mentally and physically tiring."
Pros: Caring for the elderly
Cons: Low pay

Community Support Worker in Perth:
"Good/"
Pros: Lay back
Cons: Working in the heat

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Key Stats for Community Support Worker

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
15 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Community Support Worker Salaries

National Average
AU$51,000

▼1%

▼2%

▼3%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Community Support Worker Salaries


National Average
AU$51,000

▼1%


Home Health/Home Care
▼4%

▼11%

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 94%