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Patient Services Specialist Salary (United States)

Pay for Patient Services Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $13.79 per hour. Compensation ranges between $10.80 per hour and $17.84. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Patient Services Specialists. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The vast majority (90 percent) of Patient Services Specialists who took the survey are female. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Patient Services Specialist Salary (?
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$24,917 - $46,870
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,865
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Patient Services Specialist Salary (?
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$10.80 - $17.84
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,917 - $46,870  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $518  
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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$22,975 - $40,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.80 - $17.84  
   
Overtime
$11.95 - $30.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $518  
   
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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$22,975 - $40,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 287
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Job Description for Patient Services Specialist

Patient service specialists work at a variety of medical facilities. Essential duties and responsibilities include checking patients in and out, checking patient eligibility for services or programs, and scheduling follow-up appointments. A patient service specialist has to maintain a well-organized referral log to coordinate patient referrals to other specialists. Basic computer knowledge is necessary to ensure good data management of the patients' files.
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Patient Services Specialist Tasks
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments, check-ups and physician referrals.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
  • Interview patients to complete insurance and privacy forms.

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Popular Skills for Patient Services Specialist

Survey results imply that Patient Services Specialists put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Insurance, Scheduling, Customer Service, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Electronic Medical Records, Billing, and Data Entry. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Services Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Patient Services Specialists, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $30K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $29K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Patient Services Specialists make a median salary of $30K. Patient Services Specialists who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $37K.

Pay Difference By Location

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Houston
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Austin
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National Average
$30,000
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Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Patient Services Specialists, 31 percent higher than the national average. Patient Services Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+14 percent) and Austin (+2 percent).

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Experience Affects Patient Services Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Patient Services Specialist Salaries

Insurance
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National Average
$30,000
Scheduling
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Customer Service
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Data Entry
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Billing
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%