Women make up the vast majority of Admissions Clerks in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $11.84 per hour. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction.

$23,216 - $47,957
(Median)
$23K
$33K
$48K
MEDIAN: $33,248
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50%
90%

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$8.63 - $16.26
(Median)
$8
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,216 - $47,957  
   
Bonus
$1,675  
Total Pay (?
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$18,429 - $38,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.63 - $16.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$6.44 - $31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,675  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,429 - $38,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Job Description for Admissions Clerk

  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff or department.
  • Assess method of payment for services, initate processing, may refer to specialist for financial options.
  • Perform admitting duties including explaining various forms such as patient rights, medical releases and insurance.

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Admissions Clerks do not often transition into Administrative Assistant roles. The role averages $31K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Admissions Clerks — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $24K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $29K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Admissions Clerks make a median salary of $32K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $35K.

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Experience Affects Admissions Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Admissions Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 38%

Typing
up arrow 10%

National Average
$26,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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