DIRECT CARE PROFESSIONAL SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$25,000
$20,000
Min 10%
$25,000
Median 50%
$32,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Schenectady, NY
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a direct care professional make?
Direct Care Professionals in America make, on average, $25,745 a year or $12.38 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $32,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $20,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Direct Care Professionals are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire have the highest paying Direct Care Professional jobs. Most Direct Care Professionals spend 2.1 years in the position.

Average Direct Care Professional Salary By Company

Direct Care Professionals can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health or Envision will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Res-Care Premier Inc. and Nexus: Youth and Family Solutions report highly competitive salaries for Direct Care Professionals.

Average Direct Care Professional Salary By Location

Across America, Direct Care Professionals make on average $25,745 annually or $12.38 hourly. Direct Care Professionals make the most in Schenectady, NY at about $26,588 per year. Not only that, Schenectady, NY also has an average entry-level salary of $21,000. Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire are the states with the highest payscale for Direct Care Professionals. Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Idaho, and Washington are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Schenectady, NY
$26,588
2
Torrington, CT
$26,082
3
Taunton, MA
$25,974
4
Reading, PA
$25,416
5
Baltimore, MD
$24,842

Average Direct Care Professional Salary By Industry

Wages for Direct Care Professionals can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Finance companies, Pharmaceutical companies, and Health Care companies pay their Direct Care Professionals well. Finance companies pay Direct Care Professionals an average salary of $28,340, Pharmaceutical companies pay $26,615, and Health Care companys come in at $25,673. The types of companies that pay Direct Care Professionals the least are in the Telecommunication industry, where the average annual salary is $24,559.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$28,340
2
Pharmaceutical
$26,615
3
Health Care
$25,673
4
Professional
$25,081
5
Telecommunication
$24,559

RECENTLY ADDED Direct Care Professional SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers
Direct Care Professional
10/24/2019
$26,088
People Incorporated
Direct Care Professional
10/24/2019
$31,305
Merakey
Direct Care Professional
10/23/2019
$27,841
Supportive Concepts for Families
Direct Care Professional
10/19/2019
$25,044
Confidential
Direct Care Professional
09/30/2019
$24,000
Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers
Direct Care Professional
09/26/2019
$26,088
Community Resource Network of Florida Inc.
Direct Care Professional
09/26/2019
$20,870
Rainbow Rehab
Direct Care Professional
09/26/2019
$26,088
People Incorporated
Direct Care Professional
09/22/2019
$31,305
Rainbow Rehab
Direct Care Professional
08/27/2019
$26,088
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