The average pay for an Entry-Level Patient Care Assistant (PCA) is $11.37 per hour. A skill in CNA is associated with high pay for this job.

$17,940 - $39,636
(Median)
$18K
$27K
$40K
MEDIAN: $26,930
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$8.80 - $14.91
(Median)
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$17,940 - $39,636  
   
Bonus
$1,369  
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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$18,373 - $31,609  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.80 - $14.91  
   
Overtime
$5.58 - $21.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$1,369  
   
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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$18,373 - $31,609  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 814
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,971

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Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in Phoenix:
"Enjoy what you do, do what you enjoy to do."
Go in with a smile always be prepared to learn new things.

Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in New York:
"Gaining more knowledge."
Do not be afraid of any questions that is tricky, learn as much as you can and, most of all knowledge is a self motivation to you more then money , with out any self discipline or foundation you could get side track . Your responsibilities is to focus on a goal that would make you or shape you to help others and to be happy and proud of what you have accomplish in this new career path.

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Skills That Affect Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Salaries

CNA
up arrow 34%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 9%

Critical Care
up arrow 9%

Ekg
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

National Average
$24,000

Elder Care
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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