A Patient Care Technician in St. Louis, Missouri earns an average wage of $11.27 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Medicine / Surgery, Long Term Care, and Emergency Room (ER). Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

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MEDIAN: $11.27
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Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $14.33  
   
Overtime
$16.60  
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$20,335 - $30,917  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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About St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis city, Missouri
315,685
Male:
153,026 (48.5%)
Female:
162,659 (51.5%)
St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city has an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area, which is home to 2,916,447 people, and is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. The area was ceded to Spain following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War (the area east of the Mississippi was ceded to Britain). In 1800, Spanish Louisiana was retroceded back to France. In 1803, the United States acquired...
St. Louis:
$38,397
Missouri:
$50,238
$767
St. Louis:
$130,800
Missouri:
$147,800
6.2%

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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.

Key Stats for Patient Care Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Patient Care Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$24,000


Skills That Affect Patient Care Technician Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 15%

Long Term Care
up arrow 14%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 14%

Wound Care
up arrow 10%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 10%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 9%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 8%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

National Average
$24,000

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Telemetry
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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