Medical Scheduler Salary

Women account for the majority of Medical Schedulers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $13.92 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $10.78 per hour and $17.89. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Medical Schedulers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,253 - $41,366
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$41K
MEDIAN: $32,806
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$10.78 - $17.89
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,253 - $41,366  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Profit Sharing
$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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$22,772 - $38,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.78 - $17.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.54 - $27.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$22,772 - $38,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 772
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Job Description for Medical Scheduler

Medical schedulers hold specialized positions in the administrative staff of a hospital, clinic, or other medical setting. Typical daily duties performed by medical schedulers include handling e-mail and phone correspondence, collecting basic patient information, and scheduling appointments. As they often serve as the initial contact with the patient, excellent customer service skills are necessary for medical schedulers; they must be able to address patients' concerns and collect or update account information as necessary. In some settings, medical schedulers are also responsible for determining the proper amount of staff needed for daily operations. After the patient has visited their doctor, the schedulers are responsible for planning needed follow-up calls or appointments. Certain labs and tests such as X-rays and CT scans may need to be scheduled for the patient, as well as future appointments.

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Medical 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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Popular Skills for Medical Scheduler


Medical Schedulers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Medical Records, Insurance, Electronic Medical Records, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Phone Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Scheduler

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Medical Schedulers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $28K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $30K on average. Medical Schedulers bring in $32K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $35K.

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Experience Affects Medical Scheduler Salaries




National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Medical Scheduler Salaries

Medical Records
up arrow 16%

Insurance
up arrow 8%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
0%

Phone Support
0%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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