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Patient Transporter Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,438 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Patient Transporter is $32,438 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Patient Transporter is between $25,080 and $38,412. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Patient Transporter. 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

  • Escorts or transports patients within hospital or other medical facility.
  • Ascertains patient name, destination, mode of travel, time, and other data, following written or verbal instructions.
  • Guides or escorts incoming patients from admitting office or reception desk to designated area.
  • Carries patient's luggage.
Patient Transporter Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

Job family population: 15,310

Estimated population of Patient Transporter jobs: 2,279

Rate of error: 5.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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 Transporter Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Medical Assistant
Jun 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Elite Body Sculpture
Take patient history and document in patient record * Assist during procedures and exams * Give follow-up appointments to patients. * Assist in the transportation of the patient to the operating room. ...
Manager - Patient Transport - Full Time, Night Shift
May 29
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
Patient Transport Shift: 3rd Specialty: Patient Transport Job Number: 2019-1729 Date Posted: 05/30/2019 Position Type: Management Job Qualifications: Are you interested in joining a leading health ...
Bi-lingual (Spanish) - Certified Medical Assistant
May 28
Blue Island, IL, USA
... patient record. * Follows established protocols in obtaining, preparation and transport of specimens for diagnostic tests as ordered by the physician and using universal precaution guidelines.
Driver- Medical Courier 2nd Shift
Jun 13
Chicago, IL, USA
AltaStaff, LLC
... part of patient care too hospitals, clinics, labs and nursing homes. Pick-ups and deliveries ... Familiarity with medical transportation preferred. * Be able to routinely lift and carry items up ...
Medical Assistant
May 6
Chicago, IL, USA
900 N Michigan Ave Surgical Center
Transporting patients to their cars * Turnover of patient rooms * Stocking the PACU area * Additional clinical duties as assigned Company Description The Surgery Center at 900 North Michigan Avenue ...
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