A Patient Registration Clerk earns an average wage of $12.68 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Patient Registration Clerk Total Pay (?
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$18,996 - $39,149
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MEDIAN: $24,489
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Patient Registration Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.56 - $16.78
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,996 - $39,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $391.49  
Total Pay (?
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$19,961 - $34,873  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.56 - $16.78  
   
Overtime
$1.55 - $24.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $391.49  
   
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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$19,961 - $34,873  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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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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Experience Affects Patient Registration Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$26,000

Skills That Affect Patient Registration Clerk Salaries

Customer Service
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Data Entry
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Insurance
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National Average
$26,000
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 27 votes.
Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 23%
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