Disability Care Worker Salary

A Disability Care Worker earns an average wage of $11.83 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$27,022 - $38,660
$29K
MEDIAN: $29,000
50%

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$8.77 - $16.83
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.80
10%
50%
90%

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$0$39K
Salary $29,000
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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$21,088 - $39,690
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $8.77 - $16.83
Overtime $16.64
Annual Data $0$39K
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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$21,088 - $39,690
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Disability Care Worker

Caring and responsible individuals are needed to work with people with special needs/disabilities (physical, mental, and/or developmental). As a disability care worker in our facility, your duties would include: assisting residents with transportation to and from medical appointments; administering prescription medication(s); ensuring basic hygiene practices (i.e. baths, showers, brushing teeth, cleaning/grooming habits, getting residents dressed); engaging residents in recreational and skill-building activities (grocery shopping, field trips, clothing shopping, and exercise sessions); and house-cleaning and maintenance (cooking, vacuuming, dusting, mopping, bed-making, laundry, emptying bed pans).

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Disability Care Worker 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.

Disability Care Worker Job Listings

Disability Care Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Disability Care Worker?

Disability Care Worker in Troy:
"Very rewarding."
Pros: Making a difference in people's lives.
Cons: Sleep pay in less due to government funding is low.

Key Stats for Disability Care Worker

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Disability Care Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
▲23%

Entry-Level
▲11%

National Average
$26,000

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 36%
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