Patient Transporter Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Patient Transporter is $10.01 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Patient Transporter Total Pay (?
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$18,335 - $40,547
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MEDIAN: $25,148
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Patient Transporter Total Pay (?
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$8.07 - $14.42
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,335 - $40,547  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $690  
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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$16,864 - $31,075  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 552
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.07 - $14.42  
   
Overtime
$2.59 - $21.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $690  
   
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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$16,864 - $31,075  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 552
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Job Description for Patient Transporter
Patient transporters are responsible for providing transport to patients and providing an excellent customer service experience. They are in charge of operating motor vehicles, helping patients transport medical or personal devices, anticipating patients' needs, and responding to emergency situations. Patient transporters must follow strict safety law and comply with company and federal guidelines in all tasks. They must work with other transporters to achieve organizational objectives in a timely manner, as well as report their progress to the patient supervisor in their department. Patient transporters' schedules vary depending on the needs of their employer.
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Patient Transporter Tasks
  • Identify and report malfunctioning equipment.
  • Assist patients during discharge and admissions, providing physical assistance and opening doors.
  • Transport patients and equipment in vehicles, wheelchairs or stretchers, taking care with medical equipment.
  • Maintain vehicles and transportation devices.

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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Transporter
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Diego
up arrow 90%
New York
up arrow 50%
Philadelphia
up arrow 44%
Chicago
up arrow 23%
Houston
up arrow 7%
National Average
$21,000
Phoenix
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Atlanta
up arrow 6%
Baltimore
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Patient Transporter Reviews

What is it like working as a Patient Transporter?
Patient Transporter in Glenview:
"Just Keep Patient Safe. It Is A Manual Labor Job."
Pros: It makes me physically fit.
Cons: I feel all my educational attainment is wasted.
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Experience Affects Patient Transporter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%
Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$21,000

Skills That Affect Patient Transporter Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 7%
Transport
up arrow 2%
National Average
$21,000
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 59 votes.
Gender
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 33%
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