Outpatient Schedulers in the United States take home approximately $14.21 per hour on average. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. There are far more female Outpatient Schedulers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$21,927 - $37,258
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$22K
$31K
$37K
MEDIAN: $30,875
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$11.22 - $18.50
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$21,927 - $37,258  
   
Bonus
$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$23,296 - $38,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.22 - $18.50  
   
Overtime
$20.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$400.00  
   
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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$23,296 - $38,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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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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Popular Skills for Outpatient Scheduler


Survey results imply that Outpatient Schedulers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Medical Terminology, Customer Service, Electronic Medical Records, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Insurance and Scheduling. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Outpatient Scheduler

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $28K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $32K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Outpatient Schedulers see a median salary of $31K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $34K.

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Experience Affects Outpatient Scheduler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Outpatient Scheduler Salaries

Medical Terminology
up arrow 8%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Insurance
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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