Hospital Scheduler Salary

Women comprise the majority of Hospital Schedulers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.72 per hour on average. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable.

$22,620 - $51,627
$23K
$31K
$52K
MEDIAN: $31,306
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$10.63 - $18.71
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MEDIAN: $14.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,620 - $51,627  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,586 - $39,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.63 - $18.71  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $35.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$22,586 - $39,753  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163
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Job Description for Hospital Scheduler

Hospital schedulers may perform a wide variety of tasks, with their main focus being scheduling appointments. They generally schedule appointments with incoming patients and medical practitioners over the telephone, but may also do so in person or even over email or an Internet-based scheduling system. They either keep written records of appointments or use a computer application to manage scheduling. If there is any confusion over appointment times, the hospital scheduler works to resolve the issue. Additionally, they distribute daily schedules to hospital staff.

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Hospital Scheduler Tasks

  • Interview patients to complete documents, case histories, and forms such as intake and insurance forms.
  • Schedule, confirm and maintain patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries and medical consultations for a specific department.
  • Explain objectives and procedures to interviewees, or forward questions to appropriate physician or staff member.
  • Ensure payment for services by verifying benefits with the person's insurance provider or working out financing options.
  • Review, analyze and forecast cancellations, double bookings or changes in schedules.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Scheduler

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $29K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $32K on average. Hospital Schedulers see a median salary of $36K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Hospital Schedulers report making only $35K on average.

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Key Stats for Hospital Scheduler

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Hospital Scheduler Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Late-Career
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Hospital Scheduler Salaries

Scheduling
▲8%

Customer Service
▲3%

National Average
$31,000

Medical Terminology
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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