Patient Access Manager Salary

The average Patient Access Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $56K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Patient Access Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Patient Access Managers (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,764 - $77,311
(Median)
$40K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,633
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$15.05 - $34.32
(Median)
$15
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,764 - $77,311  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
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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$37,541 - $76,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 228
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $34.32  
   
Overtime
$15.60 - $27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
   
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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$37,541 - $76,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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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 report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Project Management and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Insurance and Customer Service. Those with knowledge of Insurance tend to be skilled in 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $50K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $54K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $58K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $61K on average.

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Experience Affects Patient Access Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Patient Access Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 29%

Operations Management
up arrow 11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

People Management
0%

National Average
$54,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 8%
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