An average Experienced Patient Care Technician can expect to take home roughly $14.61 per hour. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Experienced Patient Care Technicians who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Patient Care Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a fair number have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, about a fifth claim no health benefits at all. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,123 - $41,907
$24K
$34K
$42K
MEDIAN: $33,851
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$11.26 - $19.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,123 - $41,907  
   
Bonus
$206.08 - $4,848  
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$23,565 - $41,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.26 - $19.21  
   
Overtime
$7.06 - $32.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$206.08 - $4,848  
   
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$23,565 - $41,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 793

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Experienced Patient Care Technicians flock to Fresinius for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $37K lead the pack in compensation.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,793

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Experienced Patient Care Technicians in Philadelphia, New York, and Baltimore — eastern regions — enjoy a very comfortable lifestyle with compensation above the national average. Savannah is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 18 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Little Rock (17 percent lower) and Birmingham (16 percent lower).

Key Stats for Patient Care Technician

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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Skills That Affect Patient Care Technician Salaries

Oncology
up arrow 24%

Dialysis
up arrow 9%

Orthopedics
up arrow 2%


Acute Care
0%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%

Critical Care
0%

National Average
$31,000

Telemetry
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Wound Care
up arrow 4%


Long Term Care
up arrow 6%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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