Most Hospital Schedulers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $14.57 per hour. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Hospital Schedulers report high levels of job satisfaction.

$22,779 - $55,752
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$56K
MEDIAN: $32,114
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$22,779 - $55,752  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,115 - $39,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $18.50  
   
Overtime
$14.85 - $35.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$22,115 - $39,717  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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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

  • 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.
  • Explain objectives and procedures to interviewees, or forward questions to appropriate physician or staff member.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Scheduler

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


Hospital Schedulers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $29K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $32K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $35K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Hospital Scheduler Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Hospital Scheduler Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

National Average
$31,000

Medical Terminology
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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