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Patient Care Technician Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average wage for a Patient Care Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $13.23 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 Home Health/Home Care, Dialysis, and Emergency Room (ER).

$9.85 - $17.62
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $17.62  
   
Overtime
$13.00 - $24.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $513  
   
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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$20,788 - $38,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Experience Affects Patient Care Technician in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Patient Care Technician in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 26%

Dialysis
up arrow 19%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 15%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 7%

Elder Care
up arrow 3%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Telemetry
up arrow 1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%

National Average
$28,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 33%
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