Medication Aide Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Medication Aide is $10.81 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Medication Aide Salary (?
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$13,579 - $39,149
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MEDIAN: $25,014
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Medication Aide Salary (?
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$8.87 - $13.43
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$13,579 - $39,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $247.17  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,535 - $29,513  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.87 - $13.43  
   
Overtime
$11.56 - $20.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $247.17  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,535 - $29,513  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 369
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Job Description for Medication Aide

  • Maintain patient care records including reporting changes of individuals' conditions.
  • Store, distribute, administer, and discontinue medication.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medication Aide

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

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
up arrow 13%
San Antonio
up arrow 3%
National Average
$23,000
Omaha
up arrow 1%
Lincoln
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Experience Affects Medication Aide Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 59%
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