Entry-Level Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Ottawa, Ontario Salary (Canada)

An Entry-Level Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average wage of C$15.64 per hour.

C$29,479 - C$34,984
C$32K
MEDIAN: C$32,000
50%
C$12.91 - C$19.31
C$13
C$16
C$19
MEDIAN: C$15.64
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$40K
Salary C$32,000
Bonus C$601
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$26,671 - C$40,830
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data C$0C$30
Hourly Rate C$12.91 - C$19.31
Overtime C$0.31 - C$30.92
Annual Data C$0C$40K
Bonus C$601
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$26,671 - C$40,830
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 97

Job Description for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Personal support workers (PSWs) are responsible for providing short- or long-term care for patients and serving as companions for those who are lonely, as well as helping them with activities of their day-to-day lives. Personal support workers are health professionals who are "unregulated," as there are no set guidelines which they follow.

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Personal Support Worker (PSW) Tasks

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Job Listings

Key Stats for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
18%

Skills That Affect Personal Support Worker (PSW) Salaries

Long Term Care
▲5%

Home Care
▼0%

National Average
C$33,000

Palliative Care
▼2%

Home Health/Home Care
▼3%

Elder Care
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 51%