Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Certified Medication Technician (CMT) is $10.97 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Total Pay (?
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$8.77 - $14.46
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Hourly Rate
$8.77 - $14.46  
   
Overtime
$6.59 - $21.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $206.08  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,356 - $30,636  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%
Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 53%
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