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Patient Access Manager Salary

Patient Access Managers in the United States take home an average $56K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Patient Access Managers. There are far more female Patient Access Managers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$39,906 - $75,177
(Median)
$40K
$56K
$75K
MEDIAN: $55,578
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$15.08 - $35.00
(Median)
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$24
$35
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,906 - $75,177  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,082  
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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$38,460 - $75,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $35.00  
   
Overtime
$15.33 - $22.74  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,082  
   
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).
)
$38,460 - $75,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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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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Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Fortunate workers who know Project Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 28 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance and Customer Service. It is not unusual for someone who knows Customer Relationship Management to be familiar with People Management as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Access Manager

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


Patient Access Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $50K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $55K. For Patient Access Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $57K. As Patient Access Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $60K.

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Experience Affects Patient Access Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Patient Access Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 28%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 7%