Average Experienced Medication Aide with Assisted Living Skills Hourly Pay

$13.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
$120
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Medication Aide with Assisted Living skills is $13.50.
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$10.13
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$13.50
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$16.22
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What Do Medication Aides Do?

Medication Aide Tasks
  • Store, distribute, administer, and discontinue medication.
  • Maintain patient care records including reporting changes of individuals' conditions.

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What Are Popular Skills for Medication Aides?

Skills in Medication Administration, Long Term Care and Medical Terminology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home Care and Elder Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medication Aides?

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 $12.13 based on 10 salaries. An early career Medication Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.55 based on 140 salaries. A mid-career Medication Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.58 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 248 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.0%
Early Career
56.5%
Mid Career
29.4%
Late Career
10.1%