The larger portion of Outpatient Surgery Schedulers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $16.63 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Outpatient Surgery Schedulers. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than two-fifths earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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

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$12.31 - $21.16
$12
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $16.63
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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$26,122 - $44,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $21.16  
   
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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$26,122 - $44,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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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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Outpatient Surgery Schedulers who transition into an upper level Surgery Scheduler position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Surgery Scheduler makes $33K a year.

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $32K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $34K. Outpatient Surgery Schedulers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $38K. Outpatient Surgery Schedulers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $36K.

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Key Stats for Outpatient Surgery Scheduler

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
035
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Outpatient Surgery Scheduler Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Outpatient Surgery Scheduler Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 6%

National Average
$35,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 10%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 11%

Insurance
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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