Surgery Scheduler Salary

The average pay for a Surgery Scheduler is $16.35 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Surgical coding is associated with high pay for this job.
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$24,472 - $49,471
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$37K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,878
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$12.88 - $21.28
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MEDIAN: $16.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,472 - $49,471  
   
Bonus
$246.58 - $2,033  
Profit Sharing
$1,824  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$26,877 - $45,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.88 - $21.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.44 - $30.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$246.58 - $2,033  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,824  
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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$26,877 - $45,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,421

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Job Description for Surgery Scheduler

Surgery schedulers oversee the administrative operations of a surgical theater. For many surgery schedulers, their duties involve making appointments, changing appointments, and canceling appointments. Additionally, they are responsible for payments and insurance processing. These professionals often work in an hospital or clinic environment, and they are expected to work well in stressful situations and display a high degree of efficiency at all times.

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Surgery Scheduler Tasks

  • Schedule surgical procedures by phone or in person.
  • Perform clerical duties such as answering phones, maintaining records and accounts, and greeting patients.
  • Coordinate surgery procedures, surgeons, and equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Surgery Scheduler

Pay by Experience for a Surgery Scheduler has a positive trend. An entry-level Surgery Scheduler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 735 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Surgery Scheduler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 492 salaries. An experienced Surgery Scheduler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 479 salaries. A Surgery Scheduler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 167 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,552

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Surgery Scheduler Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Surgery Scheduler?

Surgery Scheduler in Portsmouth:
"Exciting."
Pros: I enjoy learning new things, learning how procedures work, especially hands-on. I love being organized and working with my team to make things operate smoothly. I take great pride in helping my patients to feel better.
Cons: Rude people even when I continue to be kind.

Surgery Scheduler in Louisville:
"Rewarding, Detailed Oriented, Very Stressful."
Pros: The doctors, staff and patients.
Cons: Sitting on hold forever waiting for insurance companies to answer the phone to help with pre-certifications and benefits/eligibility.

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Key Stats for Surgery Scheduler

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 221 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Surgery Scheduler Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$35,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Surgery Scheduler Salaries

Surgical coding
▲21%

▲1%

▲1%



Customer Service
▼0%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼0%

Medical Coding
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Bilingual
▼7%

General Surgery
▼9%

Billing
▼10%

Phone Support
▼10%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼13%

Patient Education
▼13%

Typing
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 221 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 19%