Entry-Level Direct Care Worker (DCW) Salary

An Entry-Level Direct Care Worker (DCW) earns an average wage of $9.82 per hour.

$15,055 - $39,641
$15K
$22K
$40K
MEDIAN: $21,978
10%
50%
90%

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$8.23 - $13.19
$8
$10
$13
MEDIAN: $10.07
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$0$39K
Salary $15,055 - $39,641
Bonus $49.32 - $1,419
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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$17,083 - $31,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $8.23 - $13.19
Hourly Tips $0.83
Overtime $10.16 - $18.54
Annual Data $0$31K
Bonus $49.32 - $1,419
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).
)
$17,083 - $31,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 493

Direct Care Worker (DCW) Job Listings

Direct Care Worker (DCW) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Direct Care Worker (DCW) in Petersburg:
"Rare raises."
The jobs work conditions are good, but they say you will get a raise each year, and thats not always the case and sometimes the raise could be as little as a nickel. You must have lots of patients when dealing with MMR consumers.

Direct Care Worker (DCW) in Brooklyn:
Be the best that you can be and respect everyone.

Key Stats for Direct Care Worker (DCW)

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Direct Care Worker (DCW) Salaries

National Average
$22,000

CPR
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 58%