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Patient Care Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,158 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Patient Care Technician is $31,158 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Patient Care Technician is between $24,959 and $37,593. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Helps patients in a hospital, nursing home, or other medical facility, performing a variety of tasks, under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Responds to signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patient's needs.
  • Bathes, dresses, and undresses patients.
  • Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help.
Patient Care Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Nursing Assistants

Job family population: 1,453,670

Estimated population of Patient Care Technician jobs: 903,659

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Patient Care Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Patient Care Technician, 4 Northwest (In-House Registry), Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago
May 3
Chicago, United States
Presence Health
N SUMMARY The Patient Care Technician is responsible for assisting in the delivery of skilled, technical care as appropriate to the clinical area, unit and/or department needs, and according to ...
Patient Care Technician Dialysis
Jun 7
Libertyville, IL, USA
Dialyze Direct
The Patient Care Technician performs patient care duties while under the supervision of a registered nurse. This may include provision of patient assistance and transfer to treatment chair, etc. They ...
Patient Care Technician, 3E, 4hrs, Nights, Highland Park
May 17
Highland Park, IL, USA
Northshore University HealthSystem
Position Overview We are currently seeking a Patient Care Technician (PCT) for 3E unit located at Highland Park Hospital in Highland Park, IL. This is a part time, 4hrs, position and is limited ...
Patient Care Technician, Part-Time (20 hrs per week), Night Shift (11:00pm-7:30am), 5 East/West, Sko
Apr 26
Skokie, IL, USA
Northshore University HealthSystem
Position Overview We are currently seeking a Patient Care Technician (PCT) for our 5 East/West Unit located at Skokie Hospital in Skokie, IL. This is a part-time position and is limited benefits ...
Patient Care Technician - FT Night - GlenOaks
May 23
Glendale Heights, United States
AMITA Health
We Are Hiring Tech-CPCT, Patient Care-Cert - Nursing Med Surg Units 001 - Full-Time,Night - AGH - Glendale Heights,IL Why Join AMITA? AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company ...
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