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Outpatient Scheduler Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Outpatient Schedulers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $13.24 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $10.66 per hour and $17.12. Most Outpatient Schedulers report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$24,917 - $58,175
(Median)
$25K
$32K
$58K
MEDIAN: $32,237
10%
50%
90%

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$10.66 - $17.12
(Median)
$11
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,917 - $58,175  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $306.39  
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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$22,451 - $37,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.66 - $17.12  
   
Overtime
$13.94 - $25.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $306.39  
   
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).
)
$22,451 - $37,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145

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Job Description for Outpatient Scheduler

  • 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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Survey results show that Outpatient Schedulers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service. Experience with Customer Service is often linked with knowledge of Electronic Medical Records.

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Experience Affects Outpatient Scheduler Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Outpatient Scheduler Salaries

Scheduling
0%

National Average
$28,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%