Entry-Level Patient Account Representative Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Patient Account Representative is $14.11 per hour.

$24,144 - $47,188
$24K
$34K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,724
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50%
90%

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$11.12 - $17.73
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.11
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,144 - $47,188  
   
Bonus
$296.96 - $3,030  
Profit Sharing
$989  
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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$23,312 - $38,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $17.73  
   
Overtime
$16.11 - $25.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$296.96 - $3,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$989  
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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$23,312 - $38,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 694

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,839

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Patient Account Representative Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Patient Account Representative in Portola:
Always follow through your work and have patience with other and always let the patient express their issue.

Patient Account Representative in Coeur d'Alene:
"The importance of getting the claims out in timely fashion."
Do not be afraid to ask questions. Why are we attaching this paper work to the claims? Basically , if you do not know the importance or the reason as to why you are doing something. Ask.

Patient Account Representative in San Diego:
Many changes occurring with government regulations and compliance to the administrative side of a Medical Group Practice which causes a higher stress environment. Higher knowledge for all types of Insurance is necessary for the job. Understanding and knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT cardiology codes is required to perform job successfully. Must be highly organized to balance daily responsibilities for electronic and manual payment posting, balancing daily bank deposits, working correspondence, updating account demographics, handling patient issues by phone and in person, submission of electronic claims and statements, handling insurance appeals, working account tickler for accurate and timely follow up, handling patient and insurance refunds, data entry of charge corrections, knowledge of medical billing software, preparing reports, collection agency preparation, scanning and be able to handle multiple software systems such as Medinformatix, Zirmed, Easy Remit, PMD Soft, Cerner, KwikTag.

Patient Account Representative in Marlinton:
"Daily Responsibilities."
Make sure you get a full description of your duties and make sure you are paid fairly for what you do.

Key Stats for Patient Account Representative

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Patient Account Representative Salaries

Accounts Receivable
▲3%

Medical Coding
▲2%

▲1%

bill collections
▲1%

Billing
▼0%

Data Entry
▼0%

National Average
$30,000


Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼1%

Collections
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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