Earnings for Outpatient Schedulers in the United States come in at around $14.00 per hour on average. The vast majority (89 percent) of Outpatient Schedulers who took the survey are female. Most Outpatient Schedulers report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,000 - $37,132
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$31K
$37K
MEDIAN: $31,098
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$11.16 - $18.63
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$22,000 - $37,132  
   
Bonus
$600  
Total Pay (?
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$23,202 - $38,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $18.63  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$600  
   
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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$23,202 - $38,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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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


Typical Outpatient Schedulers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Medical Terminology, Electronic Medical Records, Customer Service, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Insurance and Scheduling. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Outpatient Scheduler

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


For Outpatient Schedulers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $28K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $32K. On average, Outpatient Schedulers make $32K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Outpatient Scheduler with more than 20 years of experience can earn $34K on average.

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Key Stats for Outpatient Scheduler

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Outpatient Scheduler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Outpatient Scheduler Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Medical Terminology
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%


Scheduling
up arrow 7%

Insurance
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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