Direct Care Worker

Direct Care Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$26,000
$19,000
Min 10%
$26,000
Median 50%
$36,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Trudeau Memorial Center
Highest Paying City
Braintree Town, MA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a direct care worker make?
As a Direct Care Worker in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $26,519 per year or $12.75 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $19,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $36,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Direct Care Workers are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. Hawaii, Alaska, North Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming are some of the states with the best Direct Care Worker salaries in the US. Most Direct Care Workers spend 2.3 years in the position.

Average Direct Care Worker Salary By Company

Direct Care Worker jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Direct Care Workers at Trudeau Memorial Center and Astor Services report the highest salaries. Companies like Pressley Ridge and Developmental Disabilities Institute also report very competitive wages for Direct Care Workers.

Average Direct Care Worker Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Direct Care Worker in the United States is $26,519 per year or $12.75 per hour. The city with the highest Direct Care Worker salary is Braintree Town, MA at $26,468 per year. Not only that, Braintree Town, MA also has an average entry-level salary of $19,000. Hawaii, Alaska, North Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming are the top 5 highest earning states for Direct Care Workers. Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia, Alabama, and Louisiana have the lowest reported salaries for Direct Care Workers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Braintree Town, MA
$26,468
2
Cape Girardeau, MO
$24,167
3
New York, NY
$23,565
4
Pikesville, MD
$23,562
5
Williamsport, PA
$23,082

Average Direct Care Worker Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Direct Care Worker works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Professional companies, Health Care companies, and Non Profits companies pay their Direct Care Workers well. Professional companies pay Direct Care Workers an average salary of $26,752, Health Care companies pay $26,664, and Non Profits companys come in at $26,567. The average salary for Direct Care Workers in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $25,725.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$26,752
2
Health Care
$26,664
3
Non Profits
$26,567
4
Finance
$25,911
5
Hospitality
$25,725

Recently Added Direct Care Worker Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Familylinks
Direct Care Worker
01/25/2020
$29,301
Community Counseling Center
Direct Care Worker
01/24/2020
$25,044
Familylinks Inc.
Direct Care Worker
01/23/2020
$29,301
01/23/2020
$25,000
Developmental Disabilities of Clark County
Direct Care Worker
01/07/2020
$25,044
Merakey
Direct Care Worker
01/07/2020
$26,317
Synergy Homecare
Direct Care Worker
01/03/2020
$25,044
Dimondale Adolescent Care Facility
Direct Care Worker
12/31/2019
$31,305
Reliable Home Health
Direct Care Worker
12/30/2019
$22,957
Familylinks
Direct Care Worker
12/27/2019
$29,301
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