Hospital Unit Clerk Salary

Hospital Unit Clerks in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $13.88 per hour for pay. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$25,168 - $51,651
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$31K
$52K
MEDIAN: $30,880
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50%
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$10.51 - $18.28
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MEDIAN: $13.88
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$0$51K
Salary $25,168 - $51,651
Bonus $750
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$22,545 - $40,191
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $10.51 - $18.28
Overtime $19.74
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $750
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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$22,545 - $40,191
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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Job Description for Hospital Unit Clerk

Hospital unit clerks are responsible for performing a variety of administrative, clerical, and clinical activities in their hospital's unit. These individuals are in charge of ensuring their assigned area of the hospital is clean, answering phone systems and processing calls as required, transcribing medical instructions, and communicating with patients. Hospital unit clerks also maintain unit supplies and order new ones when needed, as well as route medical orders to appropriate staff.

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Hospital Unit Clerk Tasks

  • Perform admitting duties including explaining various forms such as patient rights, medical releases and insurance.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff or department.
  • Assess method of payment for services, initate processing, may refer to specialist for financial options.

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Hospital Unit Clerks who take on a higher-level position such as Unit Clerk may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Unit Clerks on average bring home $27K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Unit Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Hospital Unit Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospital Unit Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospital Unit Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Hospital Unit Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 27 salaries. A Hospital Unit Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hospital Unit Clerk

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Hospital Unit Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼9%

Skills That Affect Hospital Unit Clerk Salaries

Customer Service
▲13%

National Average
$30,000

Medical Terminology
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 31%
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