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 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Jobs with a similar salary range to Certified Medication Technician : Admissions Processor, Beauty Studio Coordinator, Billing Processor

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
Certified Medication Technician Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Certified Medication Technician Salary $30,212 US August 27, 2023
25th Percentile Certified Medication Technician Salary $32,873 US August 27, 2023
50th Percentile Certified Medication Technician Salary $35,797 US August 27, 2023
75th Percentile Certified Medication Technician Salary $39,313 US August 27, 2023
90th Percentile Certified Medication Technician Salary $42,514 US August 27, 2023
25% $32,873 10% $30,212 90% $42,514 75% $39,313 $35,797 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
Change Search Criteria

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 View full job description

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

See user submitted job responsibilities for Certified Medication Technician.

Job Openings for Certified Medication Technician
Those that have already made the climb...
Norman R. Hames, President and Chief Operating Officer - Western Operations
RadNet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides outpatient diagnostic imaging services in the United States. Its services include magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, positron emission tomography, nuclear medicine, mammography, ultrasound, diagnostic radiology, fluoroscopy, and other related procedur... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2022
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Certified Medication Technician, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

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.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Skills associated with Certified Medication Technician: Medical Record Keeping, Patient Monitoring, Administer Medication, Electronic health records (EHR) Software ...More

Recently searched related titles: Purchase Ledger Clerk, Patient Services Specialist

Jobs with a similar salary range to Certified Medication Technician : Medication Technician, Care Medication Technician

Salary estimation for Certified Medication Technician at companies like : Columbus Consumer Council, Dorn Twin Holdings LLC, Gedaliah Health Services LLC