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Patient Access Supervisor Salary

The average Patient Access Supervisor in the United States earns approximately $45K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $32K to $56K per year. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. Women account for the majority of Patient Access Supervisors who took the survey — 80 percent to be exact. For the most part, Patient Access Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,989 - $57,684
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$58K
MEDIAN: $44,933
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90%

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$14.73 - $26.06
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,989 - $57,684  
   
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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$31,847 - $56,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $26.06  
   
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).
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$31,847 - $56,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142

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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 $55K per year.

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Popular Skills for Patient Access Supervisor


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

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Access Supervisor

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


For Patient Access Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $40K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $42K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $45K in this role. 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 2%

National Average
$43,000

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

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
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 9%
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