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Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Patient Care Technician earns an average wage of $11.80 per hour.
Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Salary (?
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$16,930 - $40,350
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,619
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Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Salary (?
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$9.32 - $15.10
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$16,930 - $40,350  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $516  
Profit Sharing
$3.21 - $12,234  
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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$19,458 - $33,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.32 - $15.10  
   
Overtime
$7.32 - $22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $516  
   
Profit Sharing
$3.21 - $12,234  
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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$19,458 - $33,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,205
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Baltimore
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Pittsburgh
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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Phoenix
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Houston
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Dallas
0%
Orlando
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National Average
$25,000
Tampa
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Birmingham
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St. Louis
up arrow 8%
Tucson
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Charleston
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Columbia
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Patient Care Technician Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Phlebotomy
up arrow 3%
Medicine / Surgery
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Customer Service
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Telemetry
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Wound Care
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Acute Care
0%
Home Health/Home Care
0%
National Average
$25,000
Elder Care
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 28%