Direct Support Professional Salaries

3,974 SalariesUpdated May 5, 2021

Average Base Pay
$28,271 / yr
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How much does a Direct Support Professional make?

The national average salary for a Direct Support Professional is $28,271 in United States. Filter by location to see Direct Support Professional salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,974 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Direct Support Professional employees.

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Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Community Options

$12/hr

Range: $9 - $15

277 salaries

$12/hr
$9$15

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

ResCare

$11/hr

Range: $5 - $1K

243 salaries

$11/hr
$5$1K

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

The MENTOR Network

$12/hr

Range: $8 - $1K

187 salaries

$12/hr
$8$1K

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Merakey

$12/hr

Range: $9 - $18

118 salaries

$12/hr
$9$18

Direct Support Professional

Help at Home

$28,723/yr

Range: $22K - $33K

95 salaries

$28,723/yr
$22K$33K

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Bethesda Lutheran Communities

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $17

78 salaries

$13/hr
$10$17

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Keystone Human Services

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $16

75 salaries

$14/hr
$11$16

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Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Beacon Specialized Living

$12/hr

Range: $10 - $13

71 salaries

$12/hr
$10$13

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

RISE Services, Inc.

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $16

66 salaries

$13/hr
$10$16

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Bridgewell

$15/hr

Range: $13 - $17

65 salaries

$15/hr
$13$17

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

People’s Care

$15/hr

Range: $13 - $17

60 salaries

$15/hr
$13$17

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Homes for Independent Living

$12/hr

Range: $11 - $15

55 salaries

$12/hr
$11$15

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Passavant Memorial Homes

$15/hr

Range: $13 - $17

55 salaries

$15/hr
$13$17

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

AHRC Nassau

$15/hr

Range: $12 - $16

54 salaries

$15/hr
$12$16

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Community Services Group, Inc.

$12/hr

Range: $12 - $14

51 salaries

$12/hr
$12$14

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Seven Hills Foundation

$16/hr

Range: $11 - $18

46 salaries

$16/hr
$11$18

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Becket Family Services

$14/hr

Range: $13 - $15

45 salaries

$14/hr
$13$15

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Heart to Heart Home Health Care

$14/hr

Range: $14 - $14

44 salaries

$14/hr
$14$14

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

$13/hr

Range: $12 - $15

42 salaries

$13/hr
$12$15

Direct Support Professional - Hourly

Residential Services (NC)

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $15

39 salaries

$14/hr
$11$15

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent direct support professional salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$45,000
per year
A Mental Health Care Coordinator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Direct Support Professional (DSP) in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$55,000
per year
An Educational Support Professional in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
School / School District
$20
hourly
A Direct Support Professional in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$29,000
per year
A DSP in the Eugene, OR Area area reported making $29,000 per year
Additional Pay
$29k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Eugene, OR Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$13
hourly
A Direct Support Professional in the Des Moines, IA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Des Moines, IA Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private