Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Medication Aide is $13.05
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medication Aides?
An early career Medication Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.09 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Medication Aide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.15 based on 6 salaries.
What Do Medication Aides Do?
A medication aide usually works in an assisted living facility or for an agency that provides home care. The medication aid will keep rooms tidy and sterilize areas and equipment. Another duty is taking daily vital records, collecting samples for testing, and recording medical information and results. An important duty is administering the proper medication to patients.
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- Store, distribute, administer, and discontinue medication.
- Maintain patient care records including reporting changes of individuals' conditions.