Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Edmonton, Alberta Salary (Canada)

The average rate for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Edmonton, Alberta is C$18.38 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

C$14.07 - C$21.70
C$14
C$18
C$22
MEDIAN: C$17.81
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$52
Hourly Rate C$14.07 - C$21.70
Hourly Tips C$0.60
Overtime C$25.87
Annual Data C$0C$46K
Total Pay (?
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C$29,245 - C$46,959
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Personal Support Worker (PSW) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲1%

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
C$38,000

Skills That Affect Personal Support Worker (PSW) Salaries

Elder Care
▲5%

Long Term Care
▲2%

Home Care
▲2%

National Average
C$38,000

Home Health/Home Care
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 14%