As a Certified Medication Aide, you'll learn the roles, responsibilities and skills needed to safely administer medications to patients.
Medication Aides work closely and under the direction of a licensed healthcare professional.
Medication Aide salaries in the United States vary by work setting, industry and experience. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the median salary for a Home Health Aide in May 2019 was $27,080 per year ($13.02 per hour), with a much faster than average projected job growth of 34 percent between 2020 and 2030.
Med Aides are qualified to work in a variety of settings, including:
- Rehabilitation centers
- Assisted living facilities
- Medical offices
- Home healthcare