Salary Direct Support Worker

Our data for salaries for direct support worker has been updated the last time on 01-29-2022. On 01-29-2022 the average salary for a direct support worker was $ 2,983. The data on Jobsking.com has been composed by data analysts from millions of vacancies combined with own data.

The highest measured yearly salaries for direct support worker are $ 55,000 and the lowest are $ 26,000. The most common salaries for direct support worker are between $ 29,000 (25%) and $ 40,000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of $ 4,593 and a minimum of $ 2,166 with the most common monthly salaries for direct support worker between $ 2,383 and $ 3,293 per month or $ 13 and $ 19 per hour.

 
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Highest salary for direct support worker in regions and cities

We see a large discrepancy in the salaries for direct support worker based on regions and cities. Below the salaries for direct support worker are compared:

Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon

Alberta – average salary $ 3,646

The top cities for direct support worker in Alberta are:

  1. Guy $ 4,008 per month.
  2. Cypress County $ 3,956 per month.
  3. Nobleford $ 3,781 per month.
  4. Ralston $ 3,720 per month.
  5. Wood Buffalo $ 3,678 per month.
  6. Kathyrn $ 3,665 per month.
  7. Lancaster Park $ 3,640 per month.
  8. Travers $ 3,575 per month.
  9. Winfield $ 3,573 per month.
  10. Edmonton $ 2,860 per month.

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British Columbia – average salary $ 3,924

The top cities for direct support worker in British Columbia are:

  1. Kingcome Inlet $ 6,099 per month.
  2. Moberly Lake $ 4,085 per month.
  3. Headquarters $ 3,955 per month.
  4. Hall $ 3,917 per month.
  5. Queen Charlotte $ 3,904 per month.
  6. Sunshine Coast $ 3,773 per month.
  7. Engineer $ 3,743 per month.
  8. Meziadin Lake $ 3,689 per month.
  9. Port Alice $ 3,641 per month.
  10. Burnaby $ 2,436 per month.

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Manitoba – average salary $ 2,542

The top cities for direct support worker in Manitoba are:

  1. West Pine Ridge $ 3,582 per month.
  2. Ile Des Chenes $ 3,059 per month.
  3. Sanford $ 3,037 per month.
  4. Woodlands $ 3,017 per month.
  5. Churchill $ 2,922 per month.
  6. Gladstone $ 2,922 per month.
  7. Mafeking $ 2,918 per month.
  8. Arborg $ 2,383 per month.
  9. Winnipeg $ 2,166 per month.
  10. Steinbach $ 2,166 per month.

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New Brunswick – average salary $ 3,166

The top cities for direct support worker in New Brunswick are:

  1. Riverside-Albert $ 3,930 per month.
  2. Allardville $ 3,579 per month.
  3. Losier Settlement $ 3,222 per month.
  4. Clair $ 3,214 per month.
  5. Mactaquac $ 3,187 per month.
  6. Sussex Corner $ 3,069 per month.
  7. Berry Mills $ 2,929 per month.
  8. Lamèque $ 2,918 per month.
  9. Rexton $ 2,823 per month.
  10. Petit-Rocher $ 2,793 per month.

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Newfoundland And Labrador – average salary $ 3,015

The top cities for direct support worker in Newfoundland And Labrador are:

  1. Port Au Port $ 4,083 per month.
  2. Badger $ 3,255 per month.
  3. Goose Bay $ 2,995 per month.
  4. Bell Island $ 2,974 per month.
  5. North West River $ 2,870 per month.
  6. Musgravetown $ 2,813 per month.
  7. Arnold’S Cove $ 2,813 per month.
  8. Logy Bay $ 2,788 per month.
  9. Long Harbour $ 2,788 per month.
  10. Clarkes Beach $ 2,777 per month.

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Northwest Territories – average salary $ 3,711

The top cities for direct support worker in Northwest Territories are:

  1. Ulukhaktok $ 6,271 per month.
  2. Lutselk’E $ 5,559 per month.
  3. Fort Simpson $ 4,151 per month.
  4. Fort Smith $ 3,410 per month.
  5. Norman Wells $ 3,362 per month.
  6. Hay River $ 2,870 per month.
  7. Yellowknife $ 2,866 per month.
  8. Inuvik $ 1,200 per month.

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Nova Scotia – average salary $ 3,082

The top cities for direct support worker in Nova Scotia are:

  1. Clark’S Harbour $ 3,204 per month.
  2. Greenfield $ 3,132 per month.
  3. Advocate Harbour $ 3,108 per month.
  4. Bass River $ 3,085 per month.
  5. Argyle $ 3,085 per month.
  6. South Ohio $ 3,072 per month.
  7. Burnside $ 3,061 per month.
  8. Clayton Park $ 3,061 per month.
  9. Louisbourg $ 3,014 per month.
  10. New Germany $ 3,000 per month.

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Ontario – average salary $ 3,781

The top cities for direct support worker in Ontario are:

  1. Windsor $ 4,593 per month.
  2. Halton $ 4,160 per month.
  3. Mount Forest $ 4,005 per month.
  4. Cobourg $ 3,795 per month.
  5. Kitchener $ 3,640 per month.
  6. Essex $ 3,611 per month.
  7. Owen Sound $ 3,610 per month.
  8. Ottawa $ 3,466 per month.
  9. Stoney Point $ 3,466 per month.
  10. Exeter $ 3,461 per month.

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Prince Edward Island – average salary $ 3,031

The top cities for direct support worker in Prince Edward Island are:

  1. Iona $ 3,953 per month.
  2. Belle River $ 3,281 per month.
  3. Kings $ 3,070 per month.
  4. Clyde River $ 3,050 per month.
  5. New Annan $ 2,974 per month.
  6. Mount Albion $ 2,875 per month.
  7. Slemon Park $ 2,874 per month.
  8. Marshfield $ 2,787 per month.
  9. Breadalbane $ 2,722 per month.
  10. Wellington $ 2,722 per month.

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Quebec – average salary $ 4,227

The top cities for direct support worker in Quebec are:

  1. Nord-Du-Québec $ 4,707 per month.
  2. Gouin $ 4,366 per month.
  3. Notre-Dame-Du-Bon-Conseil $ 4,360 per month.
  4. Le Granit $ 4,350 per month.
  5. Grande-Riviere $ 4,264 per month.
  6. La Pêche $ 4,101 per month.
  7. Aupaluk $ 4,056 per month.
  8. Kangiqsujuaq $ 4,056 per month.
  9. Capitale-Nationale $ 4,037 per month.
  10. Saint-Antoine-Sur-Richelieu $ 3,970 per month.

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Saskatchewan – average salary $ 3,258

The top cities for direct support worker in Saskatchewan are:

  1. Stoughton $ 4,613 per month.
  2. Dixon $ 4,452 per month.
  3. Air Ronge $ 4,383 per month.
  4. Admiral $ 4,117 per month.
  5. Pierceland $ 4,051 per month.
  6. Cut Knife $ 3,939 per month.
  7. Maidstone $ 3,033 per month.
  8. Saskatoon $ 3,012 per month.
  9. Prince Albert $ 3,012 per month.
  10. Regina $ 3,010 per month.

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Yukon – average salary $ 2,924

The top cities for direct support worker in Yukon are:

  1. Carcross $ 3,162 per month.
  2. Destruction Bay $ 3,117 per month.
  3. Carmacks $ 3,075 per month.
  4. Watson Lake $ 3,072 per month.
  5. Mayo $ 3,000 per month.
  6. Dawson $ 2,899 per month.
  7. Haines Junction $ 2,870 per month.
  8. Dawson City $ 2,839 per month.
  9. Whitehorse $ 2,669 per month.
  10. Pelly Crossing $ 2,538 per month.

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Salary direct support worker per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for direct support worker based on year salaries or per hour, then you can compare those in the following chart with the monthly salaries and broken down by region.

Region Yearly salary Monthly salary Hourly salary
Alberta $ 44,000 $ 3,646 $ 21.04
British Columbia $ 47,000 $ 3,924 $ 22.64
Manitoba $ 31,000 $ 2,542 $ 14.67
New Brunswick $ 38,000 $ 3,166 $ 18.27
Newfoundland and Labrador $ 36,000 $ 3,015 $ 17.4
Northwest Territories $ 45,000 $ 3,711 $ 21.41
Nova Scotia $ 37,000 $ 3,082 $ 17.79
Ontario $ 45,000 $ 3,781 $ 21.81
Prince Edward Island $ 36,000 $ 3,031 $ 17.49
Quebec $ 51,000 $ 4,227 $ 24.39
Saskatchewan $ 39,000 $ 3,258 $ 18.8
Yukon $ 35,000 $ 2,924 $ 16.87

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More salaries for professions such as direct support worker

Compare the salary for direct support worker with other professions in the industry. Is the profession you are looking for not listed? Then use the search function at the top of the page to find your salary.

Job Title Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Weekly Salary Hourly Salary
Personal Support Worker $ 42,000 $ 3,525 $ 813 $ 20.34
Direct Care Worker $ 41,000 $ 3,412 $ 787 $ 19.69
Home Support Worker $ 37,000 $ 3,097 $ 714 $ 17.87
Community Support Worker $ 45,000 $ 3,722 $ 858 $ 21.47
Direct Support Professional $ 40,000 $ 3,318 $ 765 $ 19.15
Family Support Worker $ 48,000 $ 4,025 $ 929 $ 23.23
Residential Support Worker $ 42,000 $ 3,516 $ 811 $ 20.29
Support Services Manager $ 61,000 $ 5,077 $ 1,171 $ 29.29
IT Support Technician $ 52,000 $ 4,351 $ 1,004 $ 25.11
Support Staff $ 34,000 $ 2,838 $ 654 $ 16.37
Business Support Assistant $ 43,000 $ 3,624 $ 836 $ 20.91
Customer Support Associate $ 41,000 $ 3,388 $ 782 $ 19.55
Office Support $ 42,000 $ 3,493 $ 806 $ 20.16
Customer Support $ 42,000 $ 3,534 $ 815 $ 20.39
Customer Support Engineer $ 50,000 $ 4,166 $ 961 $ 24.04
Administrative Support $ 46,000 $ 3,793 $ 875 $ 21.88
Customer Support Manager $ 56,000 $ 4,638 $ 1,070 $ 26.76
Support Manager $ 50,000 $ 4,156 $ 959 $ 23.98
Support Technician $ 54,000 $ 4,470 $ 1,031 $ 25.79
IT Support Engineer $ 56,000 $ 4,631 $ 1,068 $ 26.72
Sales Support Representative $ 44,000 $ 3,708 $ 855 $ 21.39
IT Support Specialist $ 55,000 $ 4,576 $ 1,056 $ 26.4
Administrative Support Specialist $ 52,000 $ 4,325 $ 998 $ 24.96
IT Support $ 54,000 $ 4,496 $ 1,037 $ 25.94
General Worker $ 35,000 $ 2,902 $ 669 $ 16.74
Support Assistant $ 63,000 $ 5,271 $ 1,216 $ 30.41
Customer Support Specialist $ 44,000 $ 3,642 $ 840 $ 21.01
Administrative Support Assistant $ 48,000 $ 4,012 $ 925 $ 23.15
Care Worker $ 41,000 $ 3,382 $ 780 $ 19.52
Support Engineer $ 58,000 $ 4,833 $ 1,115 $ 27.88
Outreach Worker $ 49,000 $ 4,113 $ 949 $ 23.73
Support Specialist $ 38,000 $ 3,169 $ 731 $ 18.29
Sales Support Associate $ 37,000 $ 3,049 $ 703 $ 17.59
Application Support $ 88,000 $ 7,361 $ 1,698 $ 42.47
Sales Support $ 37,000 $ 3,112 $ 718 $ 17.96
Sales Support Coordinator $ 45,000 $ 3,755 $ 866 $ 21.66
Inside Sales Support $ 38,000 $ 3,154 $ 727 $ 18.2
Technical Support $ 43,000 $ 3,566 $ 823 $ 20.58
Sales Support Specialist $ 45,000 $ 3,758 $ 867 $ 21.68
Social Worker $ 75,000 $ 6,219 $ 1,435 $ 35.88
Support Coordinator $ 49,000 $ 4,071 $ 939 $ 23.49
Clerical Support $ 52,000 $ 4,350 $ 1,004 $ 25.1

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