Patient Transporter Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Patient Transporter is $10.06 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Patient Transporter Salary (?
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$18,339 - $40,547
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25,660
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Patient Transporter Salary (?
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$8.08 - $14.75
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,339 - $40,547  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $617  
Total Pay (?
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$16,884 - $31,536  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.08 - $14.75  
   
Overtime
$2.58 - $21.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $617  
   
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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$16,884 - $31,536  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 519
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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 89%
New York
up arrow 51%
Philadelphia
up arrow 47%
Chicago
up arrow 27%
Tampa
up arrow 12%
Houston
up arrow 6%
Baltimore
up arrow 1%
National Average
$21,000
Phoenix
up arrow 2%
Cleveland
up arrow 3%
Atlanta
up arrow 10%
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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 57%
Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$21,000

Skills That Affect Patient Transporter Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 7%
Transport
up arrow 4%
National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 32%
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