How much does a Patient Care Assistant make?

Updated Jan 2, 2022

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$34,925 /yr
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26 salaries

$25K

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$35K

Average

$48K

High

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How much does a Patient Care Assistant make? The national average salary for a Patient Care Assistant is $34,925 in United States. Filter by location to see Patient Care Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 26 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Patient Care Assistant employees.

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Banner Health
3.4

Banner Health

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16
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$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Springstone
3.6

Springstone

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $20

$12

$20

$12 - $20 Range

Lancaster General Health
3.4

Lancaster General Health

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

Virginia Hospital Center
3.7

Virginia Hospital Center

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $16

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Indiana University Health
3.7

Indiana University Health

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

Christ Hospital
3.5

Christ Hospital

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

The University of Kansas Health System
4

The University of Kansas Health System

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

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Memorial Hermann Health System
3.8

Memorial Hermann Health System

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Houston Methodist
4.2

Houston Methodist

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

Hoag Memorial Hospital
3.9

Hoag Memorial Hospital

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $20

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

Indiana University Health
3.7

Indiana University Health

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
4

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $16

$13

$16

$13 - $16 Range

Lakeland Regional Health (FL)
3.6

Lakeland Regional Health (FL)

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $14

$10

$14

$10 - $14 Range

Scripps Health
3.9

Scripps Health

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $22

$18

$22

$18 - $22 Range

Texas Children's Hospital
4

Texas Children's Hospital

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $23

$16

$23

$16 - $23 Range

Reading Hospital
3.1

Reading Hospital

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

Loma Linda University Health
3.6

Loma Linda University Health

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $18

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

St. Luke's University Health Network
3.9

St. Luke's University Health Network

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $15

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

Cleveland Clinic
3.8

Cleveland Clinic

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $23

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

Eating Recovery Center | Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center
2.8

Eating Recovery Center | Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center

Patient Care Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $20

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Patient Care Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Patient Care Assistant is $34,925 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Patient Care Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 26 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Patient Care Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Patient Care Assistant in United States is $47,924 per year.

The lowest salary for a Patient Care Assistant in United States is $25,452 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Patient Care Assistant or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Patient Care Assistant.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent patient care assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$16
hourly
A Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$10
hourly
A Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in the Tuscaloosa, AL Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tuscaloosa, AL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$35,000
per year
A Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$19
hourly
A Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $19 per hour
Additional Pay
$400 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$15
hourly
A Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in the Rochester, MN Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Rochester, MN Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$15
hourly
A Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in the Columbus, MS Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Columbus, MS Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$30,000
per year
A Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$1,700
monthly
A Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $1,700 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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