Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in Houston, Texas Salary

Pay for Patient Care Assistants in Houston sits in the ballpark of $13.78 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Work is enjoyable for Patient Care Assistants in Houston, Texas, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Houston Patient Care Assistants survey respondents are women (76 percent). Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$11.26 - $17.11
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MEDIAN: $13.78
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Hourly Rate
$11.26 - $17.11  
   
Overtime
$2.04 - $21.87  
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Bonus
$294.79  
   
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$23,614 - $36,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

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


Houston Patient Care Assistants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $27K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $31K. Patient Care Assistants in Houston with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $32K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $34K.

Key Stats for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

▲9%

▲6%

National Average
$29,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Salaries

▲6%

▲5%

Elder Care
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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