Average Patient Transporter Hourly Pay

$11.80
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$303
Bonus
$500
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The average hourly pay for a Patient Transporter is $11.80.
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$9.65
MEDIAN
$11.80
90%
$15.97
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $16
Bonus
$25 - $1,021
Profit Sharing
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$20,138 - $34,471
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What Do Patient Transporters Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Patient Transporter

3.8 out of 5
(145)
Highly Satisfied
13Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Transporter

The top respondents for the job title Patient Transporter are from the companies Crothall Health Care, Mercy Hospital and Our Lady of The Lake Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Crothall Health Care where the average pay is $13.17. Our Lady of The Lake Hospital pays the lowest at around $9.31.

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What Are Popular Skills for Patient Transporters?

Skills in Transport, Customer Service, Oral / Verbal Communication and Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relations.

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 $11.09 based on 161 salaries. An early career Patient Transporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.58 based on 512 salaries. A mid-career Patient Transporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.20 based on 153 salaries. An experienced Patient Transporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.47 based on 107 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Patient Transporter in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 58.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (26.7% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (25.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (2.1% less) and Houston, Texas (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 978 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.5%
Early Career
52.4%
Mid Career
15.6%
Experienced
10.9%
Late Career
4.6%