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Direct Support Person Salary

How much does a Direct Support Person make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Direct Support Person

$40,058 (USD)/yr

$19 (USD)/hr

$381 (USD)/yr

$39,618 (USD)/yr

$19 (USD)/hr

$381 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Provide routine individualized healthcare such as changing bandages and dressing wounds, and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient’s home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.
The average direct support person salary in United States is $40,058 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $381. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$30,116 (USD)

$48,291 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$46,439 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Direct Support Person will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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