C$39,872
Avg. Salary
C$18.04
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Residential Support Worker is C$18.04 per hour.

The average pay for a Residential Support Worker is C$39,872 per year.

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C$13.60
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C$18.04
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C$22.65
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MEDIAN C$18.04
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C$30k
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C$40k
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C$49k
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MEDIAN C$39,872
C$29,933 - C$49,260
C$30K
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C$49K
MEDIAN: C$39,872
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MEDIAN: C$18.04
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C$0C$49K
Salary C$29,933 - C$49,260
Bonus C$585
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$28,576 - C$47,652
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$13.60 - C$22.65
Overtime C$1.55 - C$35.75
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$585
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$28,576 - C$47,652
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 238

Job Description for Residential Support Worker

A residential support worker is part of a specialized living community and helps care for the residents; residents may include senior citizens, at-risk youth, or mentally disabled individuals who seek to live independently but may need assistance or supervision. These communities are staffed by a team of residential support workers, who handle daily tasks that residents do not or cannot perform such as cooking, cleaning, and providing transportation. The level of involvement that workers take with clients often depends on residents' abilities and may vary from resident to resident.

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Residential Support Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Residential Support Worker

Pay by Experience for a Residential Support Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Residential Support Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Residential Support Worker 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 38 salaries. An experienced Residential Support Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 28 salaries. A Residential Support Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-1%

National Average: C$38,145

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

Residential Support Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Residential Support Worker?

Residential Support Worker in Fredericton:
"Unappreciated work."
Pros: Helping clients and making a difference in their behavior
Cons: Management is awful, no one knows what's going on half of the time and employees are not appreciated

Residential Support Worker in Winnipeg:
"Working as a support worker."
Pros: Being able to help people in the community who are not able to help themselves.
Cons: The lack of appreciation from people who work higher up. The complete disregard for our needs as a support worker. The high levels of stress we are put through on a daily basis, with no help from upper managmen .

Residential Support Worker in Truro:
Take care of your mental health... It's very emotional job.

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Key Stats for Residential Support Worker

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Residential Support Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
C$38,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 29%