Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Patient Care Technician earns an average wage of $11.75 per hour.
Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Salary (?
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$17,132 - $40,821
(Median)
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41K
MEDIAN: $29,675
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Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Salary (?
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$9.35 - $15.06
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$17,132 - $40,821  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $517  
Profit Sharing
$3.30 - $12,120  
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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$19,558 - $33,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.35 - $15.06  
   
Overtime
$9.25 - $22.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $517  
   
Profit Sharing
$3.30 - $12,120  
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).
)
$19,558 - $33,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,151
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Baltimore
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Chicago
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Pittsburgh
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Phoenix
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Atlanta
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Houston
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National Average
$25,000
Dallas
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Orlando
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Tampa
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Birmingham
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Rochester
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Charleston
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Tucson
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St. Louis
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Telemetry
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Customer Service
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Phlebotomy
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Medicine / Surgery
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Elder Care
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Acute Care
0%
Home Health/Home Care
0%
Wound Care
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National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 28%