The average wage for an Entry-Level Residential Support Worker is AU$24.24 per hour.

AU$40,134 - AU$61,810
AU$40K
AU$53K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$53,229
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.31 - AU$29.82
AU$20
AU$24
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.41
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$63K
Salary AU$40,134 - AU$61,810
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$42,366 - AU$63,102
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data AU$0AU$80
Hourly Rate AU$20.31 - AU$29.82
Overtime AU$2.58 - AU$80.48
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$42,366 - AU$63,102
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 117

Residential Support Worker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,135

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

Residential Support Worker Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Residential Support Worker in Rockhampton:
"I Believe In Miracles."
Treat your clients how you would like members of your family to be treated. Don't get too attached to your clients, don't get involved in the clients personal, business or private matters. Remember, focus on the ability, not the disability. Remember to look after yourself, take breaks and debrief with your workmates.

Key Stats for Residential Support Worker

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
11%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%