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Medication aide salary in United States

How much does a Medication Aide make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $18.61
Low $13.65
High $25.38
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a medication aide is $18.61 per hour in the United States. 8.2k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Medication Aides in United States

  1. Monarch Healthcare Management
    345 reviews85 salaries reported
    $25.39per hour
  2. $22.23per hour
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Highest paying cities for Medication Aides near United States

  1. Omaha, NE
    $17.83 per hour
    73 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $17.54 per hour
    97 salaries reported
  3. Wichita, KS
    $17.27 per hour
    63 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $17.22 per hour
    78 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $16.47 per hour
    150 salaries reported
  3. Oklahoma City, OK
    $16.27 per hour
    42 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $15.56 per hour
    71 salaries reported
  2. Allentown, PA
    $13.24 per hour
    24 salaries reported
  3. Thomasville, NC
    $12.17 per hour
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Medication Aide earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Medication Aides

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Dementia Care
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Most common benefits for Medication Aides

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 117 ratings

34% of Medication Aides in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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Average $19.17 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Medication Aide

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