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Direct Support Professional Salary

$26,847 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$234

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Direct Support Professional is $26,847 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Direct Support Professional is between $20,621 and $31,956. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assists clients in reaching their goals and achieving greater independence.
  • Gives medication and works with medical equipment.
  • Records daily activities and health logs.
  • Transports and accompanies individuals to medical appointments and appropriately deals with emergency situations.
Direct Support Professional Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical Assistants

Job family population: 673,660

Estimated population of Direct Support Professional jobs: 70,687

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$31,124
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Direct Support Professional Job Listings for United States

Direct Support Professional-83RD AVE HAPPY VALLEY RD
Dec 13
Peoria, AZ, USA
Genesis AFC
We are seeking a Direct Support Professional to join our team! You will assist in the daily care of adults with developmental disabilities. Responsibilities: * Assist clients with daily living ...
Direct Support Professionals-Washington, PA
Dec 13
Washington, PA, USA
Delta T Group
Our client is seeking reliable professionals to work as Direct Support Professionals at a residential/group home in the Canonsburg area. HOURS & REGISTRATION * 2nd and 3rd shifts during the week, all ...
Caregiver - Direct Support Professional II (DSP II) - CNA
Dec 11
Sylmar, United States
United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles
United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is hiring Direct Support Professional IIs (DSP IIs) with Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification to assist ...
Direct Support Professional - Weekends
Dec 10
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Genesis AFC
Direct Support Professional - $21,840 to $22,880 * Lead Staff - $24,960 (MUST have verifiable experience in the field equivalent to at least 2080 hours) * House Manager - $30,100 (MUST have ...
Direct Support Professional
Dec 5
Wylie, TX, USA
Delta T Group
Direct Support Professional Class: Direct Care Support Work Type: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 1099 Ref. No.: 1204541-7 BC: #DTG114,#DTG114 Company: Delta-T Group Western Penna., Inc. Contract Contact

The average pay for a Direct Support Professional is $26,847 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Direct Support Professional is between $20,621 and $31,956. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Direct Support Professional-83RD AVE HAPPY VALLEY RD
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We are seeking a Direct Support Professional to join our team! You will assist in the daily care of adults with developmental disabilities. Responsibilities: * Assist clients with daily living ...
Direct Support Professionals-Washington, PA
Dec 13
Washington, PA, USA
Delta T Group
Our client is seeking reliable professionals to work as Direct Support Professionals at a residential/group home in the Canonsburg area. HOURS & REGISTRATION * 2nd and 3rd shifts during the week, all ...
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