Patient Services Coordinator Salary

Most Patient Services Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $15.19 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $11.56 per hour and $20.66. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but the particular city and tenure are influential factors as well. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Patient Services Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$27,222 - $52,355
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$27K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,634
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$11.56 - $20.66
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,222 - $52,355  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
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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$24,646 - $47,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.56 - $20.66  
   
Overtime
$2.79 - $30.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
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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$24,646 - $47,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 518
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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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For Patient Services Coordinators, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Patient Services Coordinators earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Administrative Assistant.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Services Coordinator


Dominating the field, Novant Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Swedish Medical Center, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Mass General are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Patient Services Coordinators. Patient Services Coordinators seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Mass General, where the average salary comes to $41K.

Popular Skills for Patient Services Coordinator


Patient Services Coordinators who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Data Entry, Insurance, Customer Service, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Services Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Patient Services Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $31K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $34K on average. Patient Services Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $36K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Patient Services Coordinator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $39K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Patient Services Coordinators that is 30 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Patient Services Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+20 percent), Seattle (+18 percent), New York (+15 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). Compared to the national average, Winston-Salem Patient Services Coordinators have considerably lower salaries, 22 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Charlotte and Austin are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 13 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively.

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

Data Entry
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Customer Service
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Insurance
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National Average
$33,000

Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%
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