An Entry-Level Patient Care Technician earns an average wage of $12.20 per hour. A skill in Pediatrics is associated with high pay for this job.

$18,518 - $40,090
(Median)
$19K
$27K
$40K
MEDIAN: $26,964
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$9.84 - $15.41
(Median)
$9
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,518 - $40,090  
   
Bonus
$0.24 - $1,479  
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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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$20,491 - $33,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $15.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$6.31 - $22.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.24 - $1,479  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00  
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).
)
$20,491 - $33,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,661
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Skills That Affect Patient Care Technician Salaries

Pediatrics
up arrow 11%

up arrow 10%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 4%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Wound Care
up arrow 3%

Critical Care
up arrow 2%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Long Term Care
0%

National Average
$26,000

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Telemetry
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%

Orthopedics
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
up arrow 2%

Oncology
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 192 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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