Admissions Clerk Salary

Most Admissions Clerks in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $12.03 per hour. Compensation ranges between $8.66 per hour and $15.80. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$20,482 - $45,000
(Median)
$20K
$31K
$45K
MEDIAN: $30,574
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50%
90%

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$8.66 - $15.80
(Median)
$8
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,482 - $45,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
Profit Sharing
$4,100  
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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$18,548 - $35,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.66 - $15.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,100  
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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$18,548 - $35,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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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.

Common Career Paths for Admissions Clerk


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Though it's uncommon, some Admissions Clerks move into roles as Administrative Assistants, where they can earn incomes averaing out to a slightly higher $31K per year.

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Survey takers who work as Admissions Clerks report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Data Entry, Medicine / Surgery, Typing, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service and Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Clerk

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $25K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $27K on average. On average, Admissions Clerks make $29K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $31K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Admissions Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Admissions Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 12%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%

Typing
0%

National Average
$26,000

Insurance
up arrow 8%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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