The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Medication Aide is $13.60.
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Job Description for Medication Aide
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. The patients will have different levels of physical and mental abilities, so it is important to be a caring and understanding…Read more
Medication Aide Tasks
- Store, distribute, administer, and discontinue medication.
- Maintain patient care records including reporting changes of individuals' conditions.
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Skills in Medication Administration, Long Term Care, Assisted Living and Medical Terminology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Elder Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Medication Aide
An entry-level Medication Aide with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.48 based on 63 salaries. An early career Medication Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.21 based on 464 salaries. A mid-career Medication Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.12 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Medication Aide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.14 based on 236 salaries.
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