How much does a Patient Care Technician make in the United States?

5.7k salaries reported, updated at June 12, 2021
$16.85
per hour

The average salary for a patient care technician is $16.85 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • License reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Dependent care reimbursement
  • 403(b)
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Most common benefits for Patient Care Technicians

  • License reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Dependent care reimbursement
  • 403(b)
  • Adoption assistance
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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36% of Patient care technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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