Patient Registration Clerk Salary

The average wage for a Patient Registration Clerk is $12.70 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.

$20,316 - $38,978
(Median)
$20K
$28K
$39K
MEDIAN: $27,961
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$9.69 - $16.88
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$20,316 - $38,978  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $408.51  
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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$20,257 - $35,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $16.88  
   
Overtime
$5.17 - $23.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $408.51  
   
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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$20,257 - $35,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 502

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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.

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




National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Patient Registration Clerk Salaries

Collections
up arrow 5%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$27,000

Scheduling
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 23%