The average hourly pay for an Experienced Direct Support Worker in Canada is C$19.90.
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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…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Direct Support Worker
An early career Direct Support Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.55 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Direct Support Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.39 based on 15 salaries.
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