$25,091
Avg. Salary
$11.40
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$483

Bonus

$251

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Patient Transporter is $11.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Patient Transporter is $25,091 per year.

10%
$9.21
10%
$11.40
50%
$15.69
90%
90%
MEDIAN $11.40
10%
$15k
10%
$25k
50%
$38k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $25,091
$14,760 - $37,828
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$38K
MEDIAN: $25,091
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$0$37K
Salary $14,760 - $37,828
Bonus $0.50 - $1,019
Profit Sharing $251
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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$19,164 - $34,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.21 - $15.69
Hourly Tips $0.49
Overtime $4.92 - $25.21
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $0.50 - $1,019
Profit Sharing $251
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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$19,164 - $34,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,103

Job Description for Patient Transporter

Patient transporters are responsible for providing transport to patients and providing an excellent customer service experience. They are in charge of operating motor vehicles, helping patients transport medical or personal devices, anticipating patients' needs, and responding to emergency situations. Patient transporters must follow strict safety law and comply with company and federal guidelines in all tasks. They must work with other transporters to achieve organizational objectives in a timely manner, as well as report their progress to the patient supervisor in their department. Patient transporters' schedules vary depending on the needs of their employer.

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Patient Transporter Tasks
  • Transport patients and equipment in vehicles, wheelchairs or stretchers, taking care with medical equipment.
  • Maintain vehicles and transportation devices.
  • Identify and report malfunctioning equipment.
  • Assist patients during discharge and admissions, providing physical assistance and opening doors.

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Patient Transporter Job Listings

Popular Skills for Patient Transporter

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Transporter

Pay by Experience for a Patient Transporter has a positive trend. An entry-level Patient Transporter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 497 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Patient Transporter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Patient Transporter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 73 salaries. A Patient Transporter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

2%

-11%

National Average: $24,073

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Patient Transporter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Patient Transporter?

Patient Transporter in Putnam:
"Stressing."
Pros: The people
Cons: Nobody appreciates or understands you can be overwhelmed and they don’t care.

Patient Transporter in Edison:
"Okay."
Pros: The Patient
Cons: Nothing

Patient Transporter in Champaign:
"Unbalanced."
Pros: The diversity of the population.
Cons: Large wage and job gap between entry-level and professional jobs. Most wages are very low here.

Patient Transporter in Barboursville:
"Good."
Pros: Working with great people.
Cons: Not having anyone to help.

Patient Transporter in Raleigh:
"Transporter."
Pros: The kids and driving the m to appoitments in bismarck.
Cons: Nothing realay unless the are bing naunthy.

Patient Transporter in Glenview:
"Just Keep Patient Safe. It Is A Manual Labor Job."
Pros: It makes me physically fit.
Cons: I feel all my educational attainment is wasted.

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Key Stats for Patient Transporter

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Patient Transporter Salaries

▲17%

Late-Career
▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$24,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Patient Transporter Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$24,000

▼1%

CPR
▼2%

Customer Service
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 33%