Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Patient Care Technician is $13.53
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Technicians?
An early career Patient Care Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.86 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Patient Care Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.92 based on 6 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Patient Care Technicians Do?
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.
This job may sometimes cause high-stress situations, as the health of …Read more