Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Certified Medication Aide is $14.93
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medication Aides?
An early career Certified Medication Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.55 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Certified Medication Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.22 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Certified Medication Aides Do?
A certified medication aide (CMA) is responsible for administering medication to patients in a medical setting. They work closely with health professionals and patients to administer and document medication intake, writing reports and documenting customer interactions. Often, CMAs must also assist patients in using the restroom and performing other personal hygiene tasks. In addition to physical support, a CMA must be willing to provide emotional support for patients and interact with the …Read more
- Assist nurses in providing care and medications.
- Follow written and/or oral instructions to administer medications and document dosages and times.
- Monitor patients and report changes in condition or vital signs.