The average wage for a Wound Care Technician is $14.13 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$11.47 - $19.00
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $19.00  
   
Overtime
$22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$23,866 - $44,200  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Wound Care Technician

Wound care technicians work in a hospital or clinical environment and care for patients' wounds, including cleaning and dressing, to facilitate their recovery.

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Wound Care Technician Tasks

  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration.
  • Assist removal and preparation of dressings and topical medications.
  • Performs minor and major debridement, fasciotomies and escarotomies.
  • Set up, adjust, maintain and clean medical equipment.
  • Collect and record tissue samples from burn patients.

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Key Stats for Wound Care Technician

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Wound Care Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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