Patient Services Coordinator Salary (United States)

Most Patient Services Coordinators in the United States are women. The work force as a whole earns a median of approximately $15.08 per hour. Compensation ranges from $11.21 per hour on the low end to $20.78 on the high end. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by experience level, but the particular city and the individual firm are influential factors as well. The majority in this profession are lucky enough to receive benefits; most get medical and dental insurance, and more than half get vision plans, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This outline is derived from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Patient Services Coordinator Salary (?
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$27,717 - $53,107
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MEDIAN: $38,305
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Patient Services Coordinator Salary (?
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$11.21 - $20.78
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,717 - $53,107  
   
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$0.00 - $1,003  
Total Pay (?
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$24,277 - $48,492  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.21 - $20.78  
   
Overtime
$5.58 - $30.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$0.00 - $1,003  
   
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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$24,277 - $48,492  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 408
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Job Description for Patient Services Coordinator

Patient services coordinators perform a variety of tasks related to handling patients and any relevant paperwork. In their day-to-day work, the patient services coordinator is responsible for greeting, screening, and transporting patients to the scanning room. They are also in charge of handling the patient’s paperwork, as well as making sure the patient understands what each test does and when results will be available. Patient services coordinators also answer questions about exams, ensure patients are comfortable, and enter relevant patient information into the computer systems. These coordinators also perform administrative duties, serving as a receptionist, answering phones, scheduling patient appointments, and maintaining equipment and a supply inventory.
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Patient Services Coordinator Tasks
  • Communicate with patients, visitors, and monitor daily status reports.
  • Maintain and process the visitor schedule.
  • Provides clerical support, patient registration, and customer service.

Common Career Paths for Patient Services Coordinator

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Compensation does not increase for Patient Services Coordinators who advance in their career. Oftentimes, upper-end positions like Administrative Assistant earn similar amounts to lower-end positions.

Patient Services Coordinator Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Services Coordinator

Salary cannot be beat at Massachusetts General Hospital, where median pay comes to $39,262. Salary range is somewhat confined, however, with base pay starting at $33K and ending at $55K.
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center offers the lowest pay in the field, with a median salary of just $32,122. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Mass General at $33,894, and Massachusetts General Hospital where $39,262 is the norm.

Popular Skills for Patient Services Coordinator

Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Patient Services Coordinators who took the survey. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Services Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In most cases, Patient Services Coordinators can expect only incremental pay growth as they advance in their careers. After five to 10 years, pay—which begins at $31K—can reach $34K. Pay amounts to $37K after 10 to 20 years. After a couple decades on the job, Patient Services Coordinators see only modest salary growth, with pay averaging $41K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 16 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 10 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.

Pay Difference By Location

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Chicago offers some of the highest pay in the country for Patient Services Coordinators, 8 percent above the national average. Patient Services Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+6 percent) and Minneapolis (+6 percent). Charlotte is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Workers in Austin and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (-4 percent and -4 percent).

Patient Services Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Patient Services Coordinator?
Patient Services Coordinator in New Berlin:
Pros: Getting the smile on the patients face when you have taken the stress from them when they are feeling good or are worried there is something medically wrong with them.
Cons: All patients feel they are the only patient I have to see and schedule appointments for.

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Experience Affects Patient Services Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$33,000

Skills That Affect Patient Services Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$33,000
Insurance
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 16%
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