Patient Care Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$28,000
$20,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$40,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
St. Bernard Hospital
Highest Paying City
Fargo, ND
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a patient care technician make?
Patient Care Technicians in the US make on average $28,878 annually or $13.88 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $40,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $20,000. Most Patient Care Technician jobs are in Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. States with the highest Patient Care Technician salaries include Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, and Montana. Most Patient Care Technicians spend 2.7 years in the position.
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Average Patient Care Technician Salary By Location

Patient Care Technicians in the US makes an average salary of $28,878 per year or $13.88 per hour. The city with the highest Patient Care Technician salary is Fargo, ND at $34,702 per year. The Fargo, ND average entry-level salary for Patient Care Technicians is $28,000. Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, and Montana are the states with the highest payscale for Patient Care Technicians. Alabama, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania have the lowest Patient Care Technician salaries.

Map of Patient Care Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Patient Care Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Patient Care Technician Salary By Company

Patient Care Technicians can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Health Care companies and Non Profits companies have the most job opportunities for Patient Care Technicians. Companies like St. Bernard Hospital or Columbus Hospital will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Kroger and Bayer report highly competitive salaries for Patient Care Technicians.

Patient Care Technician Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Patient Care Technician Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Avertest
Avertest
Female Patient Care Technician
Female Patient Care Technician
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$27,131
$27,131
Nash Hospitals Inc.
Nash Hospitals Inc.
Patient Care Technician I-Cardiac Pulmonary Support Unit
Patient Care Technician I-Cardiac Pulmonary Support Unit
04/16/2020
04/16/2020
$22,435
$22,435
Patient Care Technician I-Medical Progressive Care Unit
Patient Care Technician I-Medical Progressive Care Unit
04/11/2020
04/11/2020
$25,044
$25,044
Unitypoint Health
Unitypoint Health
Patient Care Technician-Emergency Department-Lutheran
Patient Care Technician-Emergency Department-Lutheran
Des Moines, IA
Des Moines, IA
04/04/2020
04/04/2020
$26,985
$26,985
Patient Care Technician-Nursing Resources
Patient Care Technician-Nursing Resources
04/03/2020
04/03/2020
$28,049
$28,049
Patient Care Technician
Patient Care Technician
04/01/2020
04/01/2020
$36,272
$36,272
Avertest
Avertest
Female Patient Care Technician
Female Patient Care Technician
03/29/2020
03/29/2020
$27,131
$27,131
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Patient Care Technician (PCT)-System Nursing Resources
Patient Care Technician (PCT)-System Nursing Resources
Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
03/28/2020
03/28/2020
$34,957
$34,957
Health & Hospital Corporation
Health & Hospital Corporation
Patient Care Technician-Acuity Adaptable
Patient Care Technician-Acuity Adaptable
Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis, IN
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$28,404
$28,404
Patient Care Technician-Medical
Patient Care Technician-Medical
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$24,314
$24,314