Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Certified Medication Technician (CMT) is $11.02 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Total Pay (?
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$8.76 - $14.39
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.76 - $14.39  
   
Overtime
$6.70 - $21.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $225.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,391 - $30,662  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Job Description for Certified Medication Technician (CMT)

  • Monitor patients and report changes in condition or vital signs.
  • Follow written and/or oral instructions to administer medications and document dosages and times.
  • Assist nurses in providing care and medications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medication Technician (CMT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

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Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 53%
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