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$36,726

Average Base Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$415

Average Bonus
The average direct care worker (dcw) salary in District of Columbia, United States is $36,726 or an equivalent hourly rate of $18. This is 12% higher (+$3,984) than the average direct care worker (dcw) salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $415. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
Salary by Experience

$28,261

Entry Level Salary

$54,426

Senior Level Salary
An entry level direct care worker (dcw) (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $28,261. On the other end, a senior level direct care worker (dcw) (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $54,426.

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Job Description
Care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oral or injectable medications.
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