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Patient Access Supervisor Salary

The average Patient Access Supervisor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $45K annually. Earnings sit near $32K on the lower side but can approach $56K per year on the higher side. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,901 - $57,890
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$58K
MEDIAN: $45,055
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90%

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$14.70 - $26.14
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,901 - $57,890  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,589  
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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$31,746 - $56,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $26.14  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.49  
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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,589  
   
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).
)
$31,746 - $56,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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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.

Common Career Paths for Patient Access Supervisor


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Advancing into a Patient Access Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Patient Access Supervisors, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $54K per year.

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Popular Skills for Patient Access Supervisor


Professional skills reported by Patient Access Supervisors are few in number. Most notably, skills in People Management, Scheduling, Customer Service, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Insurance, Customer Service, and Scheduling. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Access Supervisor

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


For many Patient Access Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $40K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $42K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Patient Access Supervisors make a median salary of $45K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $50K.

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Experience Affects Patient Access Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%


National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Patient Access Supervisor Salaries

People Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$43,000

Scheduling
up arrow 3%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 9%