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Patient Access Supervisor Salary

Patient Access Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $45K per year on average. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $32K and $56K per year. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of Patient Access Supervisors are female. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Patient Access Supervisors. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,849 - $57,639
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$58K
MEDIAN: $44,897
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$14.59 - $26.09
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,849 - $57,639  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,600  
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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$31,682 - $55,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.59 - $26.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,600  
   
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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$31,682 - $55,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Patient Access Supervisor

A patient access supervisor works in a hospital or other healthcare institution in the patient administration area. The supervisor ensures that operations are running smoothly and that customers are satisfied with the service received. The supervisor may oversee patient administration activities such as admissions, transfers, and discharges. Also, if the patients experience any problems with their care and file a complaint at the patient access area, the patient access supervisor contacts involved parties and works to develop an appropriate solution.

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Patient Access Supervisor Tasks

  • Complete patient registration, ensure all forms are appropriately signed.
  • Ensure departmental policies are followed.
  • Ensure patient representatives verify insurance and authorizations.
  • Supervise, evaluate and train staff.
  • Manage patient representative complaints or issues that arise.

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Patient Access Supervisors typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in People Management, Scheduling, Insurance, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Insurance, and Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Access Supervisor

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $40K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $42K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Patient Access Supervisors make a median salary of $44K. As Patient Access Supervisors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $50K.

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Experience Affects Patient Access Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Patient Access Supervisor Salaries

People Management
0%

National Average
$43,000

Scheduling
up arrow 6%

Insurance
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 7%