Hospital Admitting Clerk Salary (United States)

Women comprise the majority of Hospital Admitting Clerks in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $12.27 per hour on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.30 per hour to $17.00. 25 percent of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, most report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Hospital Admitting Clerk Salary (?
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$19,969 - $42,289
(Median)
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31K
39K
MEDIAN: $30,631
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Hospital Admitting Clerk Salary (?
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$9.30 - $17.00
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,969 - $42,289  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $998  
Total Pay (?
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$19,752 - $37,268  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $17.00  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $24.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $998  
   
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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$19,752 - $37,268  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 381
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Job Description for Hospital Admitting Clerk

Hospital admitting clerks, sometimes called emergency admissions or medical admission clerks, handle administrative duties for their medical facility. The hospital admitting clerk is often the first person that a patient sees when they arrive at the hospital; they are in charge of checking patients in, providing forms to patients, answering any questions, and helping patients to feel comfortable as they wait for a doctor. These clerks help ensure that all of the medical facility's administrative duties are handled properly and efficiently, that the facility runs smoothly, and that all patient needs are met. Their day-to-day responsibilities also include answering phone calls, creating and managing patient files, scheduling and confirming appointments, and handling billing issues. Hospital admitting clerk may also need to schedule medical professionals' calendars and appointments.
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Hospital Admitting Clerk Tasks
  • Assess method of payment for services, initate processing, may refer to specialist for financial options.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff or department.
  • Perform admitting duties including explaining various forms such as patient rights, medical releases and insurance.

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Popular Skills for Hospital Admitting Clerk

Job skills reported by Hospital Admitting Clerks are limited. Those who have experience with Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills, typically earning 3 percent more than the national average, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent in Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Admitting Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $24K; however, pay rises to approximately $28K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $33K after 10 to 20 years. Following a couple decades of work, Hospital Admitting Clerks watch their salaries dip to an average of $31K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 18 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 12 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 6 percent. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, more than half land within this radius.

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Experience Affects Hospital Admitting Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Hospital Admitting Clerk Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Insurance
0%
National Average
$26,000
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 25%
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