Personal Support Worker (PSW) in London, Ontario Salary (Canada)

The average rate for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) in London, Ontario is C$16.90 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$24,242 - C$35,294
C$32K
MEDIAN: C$32,286
50%
C$13.02 - C$20.40
C$13
C$16
C$20
MEDIAN: C$16.04
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$43K
Salary C$32,286
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$26,509 - C$43,027
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$13.02 - C$20.40
Overtime C$1.53 - C$33.06
Annual Data C$0C$43K
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$26,509 - C$43,027
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 140

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

Pay by Experience Level for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Pay by Experience for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) has a negative trend. An entry-level Personal Support Worker (PSW) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personal Support Worker (PSW) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$38,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Personal Support Worker (PSW) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 14 salaries. A Personal Support Worker (PSW) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Personal Support Worker (PSW) Salaries

▲20%

Mid-Career
▲13%

▲2%

National Average
C$34,000

Late-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Personal Support Worker (PSW) Salaries


Long Term Care
▲9%

Home Health/Home Care
▲4%

National Average
C$34,000

Elder Care
▼3%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 48%