Patient Transporter Salary

The average pay for a Patient Transporter is $11.04 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$19,723 - $35,929
$20K
$26K
$36K
MEDIAN: $25,588
10%
50%
90%

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$8.96 - $15.34
$9
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.04
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$19,723 - $35,929  
   
Bonus
$101.37 - $1,085  
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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$18,759 - $32,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.96 - $15.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.49  
Overtime
$4.99 - $24.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$101.37 - $1,085  
   
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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$18,759 - $32,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 626

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Transporter

Pay by Experience for a Patient Transporter has a positive trend. An entry-level Patient Transporter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 497 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Patient Transporter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Patient Transporter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 73 salaries. A Patient Transporter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,459

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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
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Patient Transporter Salaries

▲20%

Late-Career
▲15%

▲7%

National Average
$23,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Patient Transporter Salaries

▲4%

▲1%

Customer Service
▼0%

CPR
▼0%

National Average
$23,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
51%
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: 48%
no benefits
None: 30%