The average hourly pay for a Medication Aide in Houston, Texas is $12.36.
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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 and Assisted Living 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 early career Medication Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.31 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Medication Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.24 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Medication Aide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.28 based on 9 salaries.
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Employees with Medication Aide in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (9.8% more) and Omaha, Nebraska (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (8.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.1% less).
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