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Patient Registration Clerk Salary (United States)

A Patient Registration Clerk earns an average wage of $12.55 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Patient Registration Clerk Salary (?
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$20,158 - $38,978
(Median)
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39K
MEDIAN: $27,386
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Patient Registration Clerk Salary (?
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$9.55 - $16.97
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$20,158 - $38,978  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $350.00  
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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$20,044 - $35,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.55 - $16.97  
   
Overtime
$4.96 - $24.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $350.00  
   
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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$20,044 - $35,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 318
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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

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Pay Difference By Location

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$26,000
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Patient Registration Clerk Reviews

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

Late-Career
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National Average
$26,000

Skills That Affect Patient Registration Clerk Salaries

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Data Entry
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National Average
$26,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 25%