The average hourly pay for a Community Support Worker is $14.13.
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Job Description for Community Support Worker
The community support worker holds a medical position in which the worker is responsible creating a pleasant, active environment for people with disabilities in day programs and group homes. They encourage participation in these programs, which are meant assist clients in the development of physical, emotional, and social skills intended to promote well-being, independence, and self-confidence. They also follow up with people already in the program to assess their progress, and they may also hel…Read more
Community Support Worker Tasks
- Interview clients, assess needs, and identify a portfolio of targeted service agencies and opportunities.
- Educate and coordinate client employers, family, and other involved individuals.
- Monitor clients and provide a safe environment.
- Assist clients with obtaining benefits and services, troubleshooting, and providing documentation.
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Popular Skills for Community Support Worker
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Skills in Case Management and Community Outreach / Activism are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medication Administration, Home Health/Home Care and Disability Support.
Pay by Experience Level for Community Support Worker
An entry-level Community Support Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.39 based on 21 salaries. An early career Community Support Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.91 based on 172 salaries. A mid-career Community Support Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.55 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Community Support Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.84 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Community Support Worker in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 69.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico (16.0% more) and Kansas City, Missouri (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Springfield, Missouri (15.1% less), Louisville, Kentucky (11.7% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (0.9% less).
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