The average wage for a Patient Care Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $14.49 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Wound Care, Phlebotomy, and Home Health/Home Care.

$11.96 - $18.95
(Median)
$12
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
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Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $18.95  
   
Overtime
$22.23  
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Total Pay (?
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$24,963 - $42,426  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Experience Affects Patient Care Technician Salaries



National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Patient Care Technician Salaries

Wound Care
up arrow 26%


Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 12%

Dialysis
up arrow 8%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 4%

Elder Care
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
0%

National Average
$31,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Telemetry
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 6%

Long Term Care
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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