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Admissions Clerk Salary

Women comprise the majority of Admissions Clerks in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $11.70 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $8.42 per hour and $15.63. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Job satisfaction for Admissions Clerks is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,272 - $45,615
(Median)
$19K
$30K
$46K
MEDIAN: $30,376
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50%
90%

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$8.42 - $15.63
(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
$19,272 - $45,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
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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$17,916 - $35,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.42 - $15.63  
   
Overtime
$0.66 - $23.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
   
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).
)
$17,916 - $35,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 203

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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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Admissions Clerks who advance into the role of an Administrative Assistant are fairly uncommon. Administrative Assistants on average earn $31K per year.

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Admissions Clerks generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Data Entry, Typing, Medicine / Surgery, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include 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. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $24K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $25K. On average, Admissions Clerks make $29K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $33K.

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Experience Affects Admissions Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Admissions Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 9%

Typing
up arrow 3%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

National Average
$25,000

Insurance
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

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
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 20%
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