A Hospital Admitting Clerk earns an average wage of $12.17 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Hospital Admitting Clerk Total Pay (?
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$20,102 - $41,756
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MEDIAN: $30,519
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Hospital Admitting Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.23 - $16.97
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$20,102 - $41,756  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
Total Pay (?
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$19,526 - $37,067  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 470
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.23 - $16.97  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $24.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$19,526 - $37,067  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 470
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Admitting Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Hospital Admitting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$26,000

Skills That Affect Hospital Admitting Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 8%
Typing
up arrow 5%
Customer Service
0%
National Average
$26,000
Insurance
up arrow 2%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 16%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 48 votes.
Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 24%
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