C$30,521
Avg. Salary
C$16.66
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Direct Support Worker is C$16.66 per hour.

The average pay for a Direct Support Worker is C$30,521 per year.

10%
C$13.05
10%
C$16.66
50%
C$22.02
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90%
MEDIAN C$16.66
10%
C$29k
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C$31k
50%
C$34k
90%
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MEDIAN C$30,521
C$28,883 - C$34,493
C$31K
MEDIAN: C$30,521
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C$13.05 - C$22.02
C$13
C$17
C$22
MEDIAN: C$16.66
10%
50%
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C$0C$46K
Salary C$30,521
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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C$27,281 - C$46,266
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data C$0C$23
Hourly Rate C$13.05 - C$22.02
Overtime C$23.30
Annual Data C$0C$46K
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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C$27,281 - C$46,266
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

Job Description for Direct Support Worker

Direct support workers are responsible for assisting people with daily living activities who cannot perform them independently; this includes individuals with mental retardation, developmental disabilities, or medical disabilities such as stroke, heart attack, or trauma. These workers actively support patients in daily living, and are responsible for overseeing the programs implemented by their doctors or therapists. They often assist with minor around-the-house tasks such as cleaning and paying bills, as well.

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Direct Support Worker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

-13%

National Average: C$33,941

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

Key Stats for Direct Support Worker

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Direct Support Worker Salaries

▲30%

▲11%

National Average
C$34,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 47%