Patient Care Associate Salary (United States)

A Patient Care Associate earns an average wage of $12.29 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Phlebotomy is associated with high pay for this job.
Patient Care Associate Total Pay (?
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$22,584 - $38,602
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MEDIAN: $30,133
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Patient Care Associate Total Pay (?
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$9.17 - $17.27
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$22,584 - $38,602  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $501  
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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$19,248 - $38,684  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 310
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.17 - $17.27  
   
Overtime
$1.27 - $24.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $501  
   
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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$19,248 - $38,684  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 310
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Job Description for Patient Care Associate
  • Prepare, update and disseminates unit reports, physician orders and patient records.
  • Provide basic therapeutic services under direction of nursing staff.
  • Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.
  • Support the administrative and clinical operations of the practice.
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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Associate
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 47%
National Average
$26,000
Columbus
up arrow 6%
St. Louis
up arrow 14%
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Patient Care Associate Reviews

What is it like working as a Patient Care Associate?
Patient Care Associate in Elmhurst:
"Busy Office, A Lot Of Patient Interaction."
Pros: I like working with people and the software applications side of my job.
Cons: Dealing with unhappy patients and the irregular hours.
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Experience Affects Patient Care Associate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Patient Care Associate Salaries

Phlebotomy
up arrow 17%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
National Average
$26,000
Ekg
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 31 votes.
Gender
Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 27%
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