Senior Healthcare Assistant Salary

The average rate for a Senior Healthcare Assistant is $15.20 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$22,846 - $56,376

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$10.07 - $24.87

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$22,846 - $56,376  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$23,940 - $52,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $24.87  
   
Overtime
$1.28 - $24.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,250  
   
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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$23,940 - $52,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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

  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Interview and record patients' medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Collect, prepare and log blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens.
  • 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.

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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.

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Experience Affects Senior Healthcare Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$34,000

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 29%
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