Average Patient Access Specialist Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Patient Access Specialist is $15.70.
MEDIAN $15.70
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
$100 - $3,136
Total Pay
$26,215 - $41,882

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The top respondents for the job title Patient Access Specialist are from the companies Allina Hospitals and Clinics, Novant Health and Conifer Health Solutions. Reported salaries are highest at WellStar Health System where the average pay is $19.01. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Allina Hospitals and Clinics and Nemours, earning around $18.76 and $18.59, respectively. St. Luke's Health System pays the lowest at around $13.31. University of Rochester Medical Center and Novant Health also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.38 and $16.63, respectively.

Career Paths

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Patient Access Specialist
Patient Access Supervisor
Patient Access Representative
Administrative Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Patient Access Specialist

Skills in Customer Service, Insurance, Epic Systems and Medical Terminology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Access Specialist

An entry-level Patient Access Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.38 based on 28 salaries. An early career Patient Access Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.28 based on 234 salaries. A mid-career Patient Access Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.74 based on 137 salaries. An experienced Patient Access Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.81 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Patient Access Specialist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (9.9% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (8.2% less), Boise, Idaho (3.9% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

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