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Patient Transporter Salary

The average pay for a Patient Transporter is $10.14 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
$18,629 - $41,184
(Median)
$19K
$27K
$41K
MEDIAN: $27,195
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$8.15 - $14.80
(Median)
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,629 - $41,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $612  
Total Pay (?
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$17,052 - $31,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.15 - $14.80  
   
Overtime
$2.55 - $21.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $612  
   
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).
)
$17,052 - $31,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 524
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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.

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 55%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$21,000


Skills That Affect Patient Transporter Salaries


Customer Service
up arrow 6%

National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

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: 40% employee benefits None: 32%