Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Patient Care Technician is $14.23
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 $14.69 based on 134 salaries. A mid-career Patient Care Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.63 based on 38 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