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Patient Services Specialist Salary

A Patient Services Specialist earns an average wage of $13.74 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$24,603 - $47,792
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$48K
MEDIAN: $38,549
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90%

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$10.87 - $17.83
(Median)
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,603 - $47,792  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $590  
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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$23,132 - $40,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.87 - $17.83  
   
Overtime
$2.21 - $29.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $590  
   
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).
)
$23,132 - $40,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 313

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Services Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Patient Services Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Patient Services Specialist Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Billing
up arrow 5%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 16%