The average pay for a Patient Transporter is $11.01 per hour. A skill in CPR is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$19,996 - $35,703
$20K
$26K
$36K
MEDIAN: $26,067
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50%
90%

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$8.95 - $15.26
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$19,996 - $35,703  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $1,077  
Total Pay (?
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$18,740 - $32,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.95 - $15.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.49  
Overtime
$4.90 - $23.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$102.13 - $1,077  
   
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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$18,740 - $32,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 646

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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

  • Transport patients and equipment in vehicles, wheelchairs or stretchers, taking care with medical equipment.
  • Maintain vehicles and transportation devices.
  • Identify and report malfunctioning equipment.
  • Assist patients during discharge and admissions, providing physical assistance and opening doors.

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Patient Transporter Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Patient Transporter

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Patient Transporter Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$23,000


Skills That Affect Patient Transporter Salaries

CPR
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Customer Service
0%

National Average
$23,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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