A Patient Care Technician in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $13.74 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Dialysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$11.42 - $17.26
(Median)
$11
$14
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.42 - $17.26  
   
Overtime
$14.61  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$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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$23,918 - $36,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Patient Care Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Patient Care Technician Salaries

Dialysis
up arrow 19%

Acute Care
up arrow 8%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 7%

Telemetry
up arrow 7%

Elder Care
up arrow 6%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 3%

Phlebotomy
0%

Home Health/Home Care
0%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%

National Average
$29,000

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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