Admissions Clerk Salary

Admissions Clerks in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $12.03 per hour for pay. Pay ranges from $8.66 per hour on the low end to $15.80 on the high end. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage.

$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%
50%
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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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).
)
$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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Although some Admissions Clerks become Administrative Assistant, this progression is not the norm. However, the latter position does pay a little more at $31K.

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Admissions Clerks only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Data Entry, Medicine / Surgery, Typing, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate 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.


Admissions Clerks do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $25K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $27K. On average, Admissions Clerks make $29K following one to two decades on the job. Admissions Clerks who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $31K.

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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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