AU$24.57
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Residential Support Worker is AU$24.14 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$39,606 - AU$63,819
AU$40K
AU$53K
AU$64K
MEDIAN: AU$53,146
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50%
90%
AU$20.34 - AU$29.79
AU$20
AU$25
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.57
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$63K
Salary AU$39,606 - AU$63,819
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$42,300 - AU$63,110
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data AU$0AU$55
Hourly Rate AU$20.34 - AU$29.79
Overtime AU$9.50 - AU$55.98
Annual Data AU$0AU$63K
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$42,300 - AU$63,110
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 327

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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Pay by Experience Level for Residential Support Worker

Pay by Experience for a Residential Support Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Residential Support Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 239 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Residential 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$51,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Residential Support Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 58 salaries. A Residential 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$55,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,407

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

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Key Stats for Residential Support Worker

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Residential Support Worker Salaries

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼1%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 98%