Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Orderly is $13.90
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Orderlies?
An entry-level Orderly with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.24 based on 23 salaries. An early career Orderly with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.44 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Orderly with 5-9 …Read more
What Do Orderlies Do?
Orderlies, also called nurse or ward assistants, are responsible for assisting medical staff with patient care duties in a hospital setting. Their main responsibilities may vary by facility, but common duties include moving patients using a wheelchair to different parts of the hospital, verifying that linens are stocked and clean, ensuring rooms are clean after procedures and transporting any necessary equipment to specified locations within the hospital. They may also help apply casts, shave …Read more
- Assist patient with daily activities such as eating bathing and dressing.
- Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.
- Perform basic housekeeping tasks.
- Assist with patient transport.