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Career Outlook for Patient Care Technicians

Occupational Outlook – Bureau of Labor and Statistics

Employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 18 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.3 million new jobs. Healthcare occupations are projected to add more jobs than any of the other occupational groups. This projected growth is mainly due to an aging population, leading to greater demand for healthcare.

Patient Care Technician Salary by State

The following lists Patient Care Technician salaries in Oregon and Washington. The figures are based on the total number of job postings by employers through Indeed.com.

Oregon – $35,000
(High Confidence (more than 250 sources))

Rank: 19th in the US

Average Patient Care Technician salaries for job postings in Oregon are 3% lower than average Patient Care Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 19th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like Fresenius Medical Care, Banfield Pet Hospital, Providence Health & Services, and Safeway Inc.

Washington – $37,000
(High Confidence (more than 250 sources))

Rank: 11th in the US

Average Patient Care Technician salaries for job postings in Washington State are 3% higher than average Patient Care Technician salaries for job postings nationwide. The average salary ranks 11th among states in the country. There were also job openings from employers like University of Washington Medical Center, Catholic Health Initiatives, CHI Franciscan Health, and PeaceHealth.

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While Sumner College cannot guarantee employment or Patient Care Technician salary figures, it can be helpful to know that you’re entering a field with positive growth expectations.

 

 

 

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