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Patient Access Manager Salary

Patient Access Managers in the United States pull down an average of $55K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Patient Access Managers far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Patient Access Managers. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$39,707 - $74,128
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$74K
MEDIAN: $55,371
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$15.47 - $34.04
(Median)
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$34
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,707 - $74,128  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,104  
Total Pay (?
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$38,352 - $74,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.47 - $34.04  
   
Overtime
$15.33 - $22.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,104  
   
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).
)
$38,352 - $74,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Job Description for Patient Access Manager

Patient access managers generally work in hospitals. They oversee the admissions/registration department of a hospital. Some of the typical duties for patient access managers include mentoring and training new staff in the admissions department, monitoring the data collected in the admission process for accuracy, coordinating the daily activities of staff members in the department to ensure a high level of customer service, and ensuring that all staff members in their department are complying with departmental, institutional, and national policies and regulations. They may also be responsible for overseeing certain financial aspects of the admissions department, such as the budget, and the resources needed by the department. Patient access managers can also be responsible for general managerial duties, such as leading regular staff meetings within their department, scheduling staff members, providing performance evaluations, setting departmental goals and ensuring the department meets those goals, and interviewing and hiring new staff members.

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Patient Access Manager Tasks

  • Ensure services are in compliance with patient confidentiality and other professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of patient access staff.
  • Ensure services meet patient requests through accessibility, timeliness and ease of registration and related services.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, participate in program development.
  • Oversee day-to-day patient access operations and staff.

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Patient Access Managers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Customer Relationship Management, People Management, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Access Manager

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


For Patient Access Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $50K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $55K. Patient Access Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $57K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $59K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Patient Access Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Patient Access Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 6%