Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Patient Transporter is $12.24
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Patient Transporters?
An entry-level Patient Transporter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.71 based on 135 salaries. An early career Patient Transporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.04 based on 404 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Patient Transporters Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.