Average Community Worker Salary / Wages
Salary and wage information for Community Workers is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Codes (ANZSCO) are 411711 for community workers, 411712 for disabilities services officers, 411713 for family support workers, 411714 for parole or probation officers, 411715 for residential care officers and 411716 for youth workers.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are community development officer, community support worker, housing officer, youth support worker and juvenile justice officer.
Apart from parole or probation officers, these occupations are currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List, (Short-term Skilled Occupation List, STSOL).
The average weekly full-time ordinary earnings in Health Care and Social Assistance in mid 2018 were $1,523, giving an annual income of approximately $79,200. This was 1.0% higher than in mid 2017.*
Community Worker Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Disability Support Worker||up to $25.76 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Community Worker||59,000 – 69,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Community Support Worker – Domestic||$25 – $30 per hour||New South Wales|
|Disability Support Worker||25,000 – 40,000, for 16 hours per week||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker||$29 – $32 per hour||Northern Queensland|
|Senior Community Development Worker||78,000 – 85,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Residential Support Worker – Mental Health||$25 – $35 per hour||Canberra, ACT|
|Community Rehabilitation & Support Worker||57,000 – 63,000||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker||57,000 – 62,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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