Patient Services Coordinator Salary (United States)

Patient Services Coordinators in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $15.08 per hour for pay. The range in pay spans from $11.21 per hour to $20.78. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career length, followed by geography and the individual firm. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Patient Services Coordinators. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale 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  
   
Bonus
$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: 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
Bonus
$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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Patient Services Coordinators do not see a large difference in pay with career advancement. Usually, those who transition into an upper level Administrative Assistant position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role.

Patient Services Coordinator Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Services Coordinator

With a median salary of $39,262, Massachusetts General Hospital offers Patient Services Coordinators the highest pay in their field; however, earnings are capped at $55K, limiting employee salary growth.
The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, where the median salary is just $32,122. Also approaching the lower end are Mass General at $33,894 and Massachusetts General Hospital at $39,262.

Popular Skills for Patient Services Coordinator

Survey takers who work as Patient Services Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Scheduling. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well-versed in Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Services Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Though Patient Services Coordinators can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. At career start, salaries are typically $31K, which grow to $34K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $37K after 10 to 20 years. As Patient Services Coordinators approach two decades on the job, pay accelerates at a slower pace, and typical earnings come to $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 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 10 percent. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience—of those surveyed, a majority land within this range.

Pay Difference By Location

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Home to some of the best pay for Patient Services Coordinators, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 8 percent above the national average. Patient Services Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+6 percent) and Minneapolis (+6 percent). In Charlotte, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. 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

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$33,000
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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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