Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Patient Care Technician earns an average wage of $11.72 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Ekg and Pediatrics.
Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Total Pay (?
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$17,458 - $40,798
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,663
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Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.33 - $14.98
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$17,458 - $40,798  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $528  
Profit Sharing
$3.21 - $1,957  
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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$19,511 - $33,462  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.33 - $14.98  
   
Overtime
$9.55 - $21.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $528  
   
Profit Sharing
$3.21 - $1,957  
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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$19,511 - $33,462  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,347
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 51%
Baltimore
up arrow 10%
Indianapolis
up arrow 9%
Detroit
up arrow 7%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 5%
Chicago
up arrow 4%
Atlanta
up arrow 4%
Houston
up arrow 3%
Phoenix
up arrow 3%
Orlando
up arrow 1%
National Average
$25,000
Dallas
up arrow 1%
Tampa
up arrow 7%
Charleston
up arrow 7%
Tucson
up arrow 8%
St. Louis
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Salaries

Ekg
up arrow 13%
Pediatrics
up arrow 10%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 6%
Oncology
up arrow 5%
Customer Service
up arrow 4%
Telemetry
up arrow 3%
Phlebotomy
up arrow 2%
Acute Care
up arrow 1%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
Wound Care
up arrow 1%
Elder Care
0%
Home Health/Home Care
0%
medical assistant
0%
National Average
$25,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 248 votes.
Gender
Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 29%
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