$30,771
Avg. Salary
$12.99
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) is $12.99 per hour.

The average pay for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) is $30,771 per year.

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MEDIAN $30,771
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$0$57K
Salary $16,309 - $57,148
Bonus $1,000
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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$18,728 - $43,348
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.20 - $19.79
Hourly Tips $0.47
Overtime $4.79 - $29.27
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $1,000
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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$18,728 - $43,348
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 334

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) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Pay by Experience for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) has a positive trend. An entry-level Personal Support Worker (PSW) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 127 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personal Support Worker (PSW) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Personal Support Worker (PSW) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 40 salaries. A Personal Support Worker (PSW) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 25 salaries.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Personal Support Worker (PSW)?

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Carbondale:
"Okay."
Pros: nothing
Cons: the people

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Albany:
"I grew up in the CA projects, Albany Oregon is AMAZING!!"
Pros: Everything is centrally located, drive 45 minutes to the east your in the cascade national forest, 45 miles west your on the beach, 30 min north your in the capital Salem, 1 hr north and in Portland, 45 minutes south & you'll be in Eugene. Interstate 5 runs through here, crime is low, weed is legal for recreational use, never have a drought, beautiful green flora and fauna, great place to raise a family.
Cons: Cops here are jerks.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Yarmouth:
Pros: Relatively slow paced most of the time, however business is not constant.
Cons: The lack of benefits, and lack of respect for employees by upper management.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Virden:
"Great."
Pros: Paycheck.
Cons: Shift work.

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Key Stats for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Personal Support Worker (PSW) Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 54%