How much does a Certified Medication Technician make in the United States? The average Certified Medication Technician salary in the United States is $35,797 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $32,873 and $39,313. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including
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Job Description for Certified Medication Technician
Certified Medication Technician administers prescribed medications to patients and maintains related medical records under immediate supervision. Administers medications using proper dosage, route, timing, and techniques. Being a Certified Medication Technician verifies the identity of the patient receiving medication. Records the name of the drug, the dosage, the time of administration, and any other relevant information on specified forms or records. Additionally, Certified Medication Technician takes vital signs and observes patient to detect response to medication. Follows all relevant safety guidelines and regulations. Requires a high school diploma. Requires Certified Medication Technician (CMT) certification. Typically reports to a registered nurse or manager. Certified Medication Technician's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Certified Medication Technician do?
Certified Medication Technician in Santa Ana, CA
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to obtain certification as a medication technician with the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON).
December 16, 2019
Certified Medication Technician in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Applicants must be Certified Nurse Assistant in Missouri employed in an approved training facility, must pass the TABE test (given at The Career and Technology Center), and be a high school graduate or equivalent prior to the start of the course.
January 27, 2020
Certified Medication Technician in Santa Rosa, CA
CMTs provide medication administration to residents under the direction of the nursing staff.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Certified Medication Technician in the United States. The base salary for Certified Medication Technician ranges from $32,873 to $39,313 with the average base salary of $35,797. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $32,889 to $39,332 with the average total cash compensation of $35,819.