Patient Services Coordinator Salary

Most Patient Services Coordinators in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $15.32 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $11.72 per hour and $20.67. Location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and years of experience are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,868 - $53,899
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$54K
MEDIAN: $37,758
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$11.72 - $20.67
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,868 - $53,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,237  
Profit Sharing
$806  
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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$24,962 - $47,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $20.67  
   
Overtime
$5.64 - $30.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,237  
   
Profit Sharing
$806  
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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$24,962 - $47,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 590
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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 who transition into an upper level Administrative Assistant position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Administrative Assistant makes $31K a year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Services Coordinator


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Patient Services Coordinators include Novant Health, Swedish Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Mass General. For Patient Services Coordinators, comfortable salaries can be found at Mass General; in fact, median earnings sit around $41K, the highest in the area.

Popular Skills for Patient Services Coordinator


Survey results suggest that Patient Services Coordinators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Electronic Medical Records can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 21 percent above average. The majority of those who know 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.


Patient Services Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $32K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $35K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Patient Services Coordinators make a median salary of $37K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $38K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,275

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Patient Services Coordinators that is 33 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Patient Services Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+32 percent), Minneapolis (+19 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), and Boston (+9 percent). Patient Services Coordinators in Winston-Salem earn salaries far below the national average by 22 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Little Rock (16 percent less) and Charlotte (11 percent less).

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

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Billing
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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 89 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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