The average wage for a Patient Registration Clerk is $13.00 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$24,091 - $44,180
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$44K
MEDIAN: $31,174
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$9.96 - $17.19
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,091 - $44,180  
   
Bonus
$155.47 - $2,327  
Profit Sharing
$1,720  
Total Pay (?
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$20,905 - $36,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $17.19  
   
Overtime
$5.78 - $25.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$155.47 - $2,327  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,720  
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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$20,905 - $36,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 789
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Job Description for Patient Registration Clerk

Patient registration clerk are responsible for greeting and registering patients, as well as verifying all patient information and insurance details. Additionally, these professionals must collect co-pays, answer calls, and page medical employees as needed. Patient registration clerks may also schedule patient appointments and obtain patients' authorization for procedures. This is typically a job that takes place in a health care facility, with long periods of sitting and/or standing required. These professionals typically work during regular business hours if they work for a private practice; however, in an environment that is open 24 hours a day (such as a hospital), patient registration clerks may work a variety of shifts.

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Patient Registration Clerk Tasks

  • Assess method of payment for services, initate processing, may refer to specialist for financial options.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff or department.
  • Perform admitting duties including explaining various forms such as patient rights, medical releases and insurance.

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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Registration Clerk

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,495

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What is it like working as a Patient Registration Clerk?

Patient Registration Clerk in Broomfield:
Pros: I'm able to speak and help patients and be able to inform them of their benefits.
Cons: I work with lazy people I have to pick up their slack.

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Experience Affects Patient Registration Clerk Salaries




National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Patient Registration Clerk Salaries

Medical Terminology
up arrow 8%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 7%

insurance verification
up arrow 6%

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
0%

bill collections
0%

National Average
$27,000

Typing
up arrow 1%

Collections
up arrow 1%

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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