A Senior Healthcare Assistant earns an average wage of $13.80 per hour.

$17,092 - $53,874
$35K
MEDIAN: $35,370
50%

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$9.86 - $22.47
$9
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $13.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$35,370  
   
Bonus
$1,650  
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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$18,800 - $53,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $22.47  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,650  
   
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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$18,800 - $53,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Senior Healthcare Assistant

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Senior Healthcare Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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