$30,211
Avg. Salary
$13.36
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$501

Bonus

$692

Profit Sharing

$10,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Patient Care Technician is $13.36 per hour.

The average pay for a Patient Care Technician is $30,211 per year.

10%
$10.40
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$13.36
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$17.87
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$19k
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$47k
90%
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MEDIAN $30,211
$18,778 - $47,138
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$47K
MEDIAN: $30,211
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$10.40 - $17.87
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$0$47K
Salary $18,778 - $47,138
Bonus $48.94 - $1,975
Profit Sharing $17.50 - $2,500
Commission $10,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,774 - $38,753
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 392
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.40 - $17.87
Hourly Tips $0.57
Overtime $5.97 - $26.79
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $48.94 - $1,975
Commission $10,500
Profit Sharing $17.50 - $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,774 - $38,753
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,286

Job Description for Patient Care Technician

Patient care technicians assist physicians, nurses, and other medical staff in caring for patients. This job is usually performed in a hospital environment under the supervision of other medical staff, in which a technician will monitor patients, create daily reports of their status, conduct tests, and obtain specimens for testing. If changes in a patient’s status are noted, they must be reported to a nurse or physician.

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Patient Care Technician Tasks
  • Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.
  • Support the administrative and clinical operations of the practice.
  • Prepare, update and disseminates unit reports, physician orders and patient records.
  • Provide basic therapeutic services under direction of nursing staff.

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Popular Skills for Patient Care Technician

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Technician

Pay by Experience for a Patient Care Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Patient Care Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 2,706 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Patient Care Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 1,057 salaries. An experienced Patient Care Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 842 salaries. A Patient Care Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 272 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

39%

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-9%

National Average: $28,237

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Key Stats for Patient Care Technician

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 934 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Patient Care Technician Salaries

▲17%

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
$28,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Patient Care Technician Salaries

▲6%

▲2%

▲1%



National Average
$28,000


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▼1%

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Telemetry
▼4%


▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 934 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 27%