Outpatient Surgery Scheduler Salary

Most Outpatient Surgery Schedulers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $16.76 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than two-fifths collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,604 - $42,500
$36K
MEDIAN: $35,843
50%

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$12.08 - $21.29
$12
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $16.76
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$35,843  
   
Bonus
$900  
Total Pay (?
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$25,598 - $44,588  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $21.29  
   
Overtime
$26.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$900  
   
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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$25,598 - $44,588  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Outpatient Surgery Scheduler

  • 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.
  • Explain objectives and procedures to interviewees, or forward questions to appropriate physician or staff member.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Outpatient Surgery Scheduler


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For Outpatient Surgery Schedulers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Outpatient Surgery Schedulers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Surgery Scheduler.

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Pay by Experience Level for Outpatient Surgery Scheduler

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $32K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $34K on average. Outpatient Surgery Schedulers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $38K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $36K.

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Key Stats for Outpatient Surgery Scheduler

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Outpatient Surgery Scheduler Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Outpatient Surgery Scheduler Salaries

Scheduling
▲5%

National Average
$35,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼11%

Medical Terminology
▼12%

Insurance
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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