Admissions Clerk Salary

The larger portion of Admissions Clerks in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $11.74 per hour. Pay generally varies between $8.45 per hour and $15.47. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly more than a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$19,762 - $45,615

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$8.45 - $15.47

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,762 - $45,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,250  
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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$18,118 - $35,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.45 - $15.47  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,250  
   
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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$18,118 - $35,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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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 often transition into Administrative Assistant positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Administrative Assistants 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. 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.


Admissions Clerks with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $26K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $24K. For Admissions Clerks, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $28K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Admissions Clerks with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $33K.

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Experience Affects Admissions Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Admissions Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 8%

Typing
up arrow 2%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

National Average
$25,000

Insurance
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 22%
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