Senior Healthcare Assistant Salary

A Senior Healthcare Assistant earns an average wage of $13.23 per hour.

$17,092 - $45,898
$24K
MEDIAN: $23,620
50%

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$9.74 - $19.73
$9
$12
$20
MEDIAN: $12.48
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,620  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,013 - $46,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $19.73  
   
Overtime
$23.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$17,013 - $46,333  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Senior Healthcare Assistant

Senior healthcare assistants work within a medical facility to provide basic care to patients and their loved ones. These assistants help doctors and nurses in the day-to-day care of patients. Many healthcare assistants perform tasks ordinarily carried out by nurses, helping remove some of nurses' workload. Specific tasks include bathing, calling relatives, and generally checking up on patients' well being.

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Senior Healthcare Assistant Tasks

  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • May assist with administrative duties including scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes.
  • Collect, prepare and log blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Interview and record patients' medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Healthcare Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Healthcare Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Healthcare Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Healthcare Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Senior Healthcare Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 8 salaries. A Senior Healthcare Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Healthcare Assistant

1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Senior Healthcare Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲39%

Late-Career
▲24%

Entry-Level
▲6%

National Average
$26,000

Experienced
▼7%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 22%
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