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$25,933

Average Base Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$194

Average Bonus
The average patient safety sitter salary in United States is $25,933 or an equivalent hourly rate of $12. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $194. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$21,950

Entry Level Salary

$34,956

Senior Level Salary
An entry level patient safety sitter (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $21,950. On the other end, a senior level patient safety sitter (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $34,956.

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Job Description
Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants. Excludes “Home Health Aides” (31-1011), “Orderlies” (31-1015), “Personal Care Aides” (39-9021), and “Psychiatric Aides” (31-1013).
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