Women account for the majority of Hospital Schedulers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $14.59 per hour. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Hospital Schedulers.

$22,679 - $52,146
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$31K
$52K
MEDIAN: $31,492
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$10.44 - $18.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,679 - $52,146  
   
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$22,409 - $39,724  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.44 - $18.66  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $35.29  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$22,409 - $39,724  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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.


For Hospital Schedulers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $29K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $32K. Hospital Schedulers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $35K. Hospital Schedulers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Key Stats for Hospital Scheduler

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

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

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Hospital Scheduler Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

National Average
$31,000

Medical Terminology
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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