How much does a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) make in the United States? The average Patient Care Assistant (PCA) salary in the United States is $31,110 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $27,860 and $35,760. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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READY 2 SERVE HOME HEALTH CARE LLC - Falls Church, VA

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The Patient Care Assistant (PCA) other responsibilities include retrieving medical records, lab results, supplies and medications. Transports patients to and from their inpatient beds and other areas like therapy, surgery or radiology. Being a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) no experience necessary. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. In addition, Patient Care Assistant (PCA) has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Typically reports to a supervisor. Being a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) may require 0-1 year of general work experience. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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