$24,150
Avg. Salary
$12.24
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$400

Bonus

$1,250

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Certified Medication Technician (CMT) is $12.24 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Medication Technician (CMT) is $24,150 per year.

$9.88
10%
$12.24
50%
$15.55
90%
MEDIAN $12.24
$12k
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$24k
50%
$39k
90%
MEDIAN $24,150
$12,064 - $38,541
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MEDIAN: $24,150
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$0$38K
Salary $12,064 - $38,541
Bonus $26.00 - $1,100
Profit Sharing $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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$20,546 - $33,331
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.88 - $15.55
Overtime $12.32 - $24.19
Annual Data $0$33K
Bonus $26.00 - $1,100
Profit Sharing $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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$20,546 - $33,331
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 811

Job Description for Certified Medication Technician (CMT)

Certified medical technicians (CMTs) work in the medical field to support medical staff and provide numerous functions to assist in patient care. These technicians may work in hospitals, clinics, outpatient offices, and nursing homes, among other facilities, and tasks may include taking medical histories, administering medicine, taking vital signs, and obtaining electrocardiograms. In addition to clinical tasks, they may also be responsible for responding to patients' complaints and reporting them to physicians or nurses, maintaining patient cleanliness, and even patient transportation for those working in hospitals.

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Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Tasks
  • 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.

Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Pay By Employer

$0$30K

$24,351

Common Career Paths for Certified Medication Technician (CMT)


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Certified Medication Technicians might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Licensed Practical Nurse, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $38K per year.

Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medication Technician (CMT)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Medication Technician (CMT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Medication Technician (CMT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 230 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Medication Technician (CMT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Certified Medication Technician (CMT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 107 salaries. A Certified Medication Technician (CMT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $25,696

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Certified Medication Technicians, Louisville provides a pay rate that is 27 percent greater than the national average. Certified Medication Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Providence (+19 percent), Atlanta (+14 percent), Baltimore (+4 percent), and Kansas City (+3 percent). Certified Medication Technicians in Charlotte report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 24 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Springfield (17 percent lower) and Columbia (13 percent lower).

Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Medication Technician (CMT)?

Certified Medication Technician (CMT) in Pomona:
"PERKS."
Pros: Having the opportunity to work in the health care industry with geriatric community. Assuring the delivery of health care and service to our residents.
Cons: Low compensation and hours.

Certified Medication Technician (CMT) in Manteca:
"The truth."
Pros: The residents that I take care of everyday.
Cons: Management and there lack of appreciation and care when it comes to residents and employees.

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Key Stats for Certified Medication Technician (CMT)

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$26,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Certified Medication Technician (CMT) Salaries

Medication Technician
▲13%

National Average
$26,000

CNA
▼3%

Elder Care
▼4%

insulin certified
▼5%

CPR
▼14%

Long Term Care
▼16%

Medical Terminology
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 47%