A Patient Registration Clerk earns an average wage of $13.03 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$23,688 - $44,338
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MEDIAN: $30,967
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$10.00 - $17.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,688 - $44,338  
   
Bonus
$150.50 - $2,061  
Profit Sharing
$1,720  
Commission
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$20,978 - $37,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $17.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$4.00 - $27.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$150.50 - $2,061  
   
Commission
$1,750  
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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$20,978 - $37,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 811

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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

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

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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: $27,521

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Patient Registration Clerk Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Patient Registration Clerk

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Patient Registration Clerk Salaries




National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Patient Registration Clerk Salaries

Medical Terminology
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insurance verification
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 6%




Data Entry
0%

bill collections
0%

National Average
$28,000

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Collections
up arrow 1%

HIPAA Compliance
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

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