The average hourly pay for a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) at Virginia Hospital Center is $14.64.
Is Patient Care Assistant (PCA) your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
$14 - $15
$30,143 - $31,721
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)
Patient care aides work with patients under the direct supervision of health care professionals, such as doctors or nurses. They help patients with tasks such as bathing, dressing, and eating. They also assist with taking patients' temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration. Additionally, they assist with preparing and administering medications, collecting specimens for lab tests, monitoring patients, and recording treatment. They often communicate with patients often so that they can…Read more
Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Tasks
- Provide basic patient care under the direction of a nursing staff.
- Assist patients with daily activities including feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, mobility, changing linens, and taking medication.
Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)
The top respondents for the job title Patient Care Assistant (PCA) are from the companies St. Luke's Hospital, Indiana University (IU) Health and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. Reported salaries are highest at Banner Health where the average pay is $14.68. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Methodist and Memorial Hermann Hospital, earning around $14.67 and $14.11, respectively. Mercy Hospital pays the lowest at around $11.68. St. Luke's Hospital and Indiana University (IU) Health also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.63 and $13.31, respectively.
Explore the most common career paths for Patient Care Assistant (PCA). Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Patient Care Assistant (PCA)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Job Listings
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Related Job Salaries
$10 - $16
$22 - $41
$11 - $19
$16 - $25
$11 - $21
$12 - $25
$8 - $12
$8 - $14
$12 - $19