The average hourly pay for a Patient Account Representative is $15.79.
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Job Description for Patient Account Representative
Patient account representatives perform a number of functions related to patient accounts for facilities such as hospitals and clinics. They may process claims, collect payments, and resolve questions and problems about the account. Patient account representatives are the primary source of information for patients who call with questions about a bill. They answer questions, resolve problems, and assist patients with repayment terms. They are also responsible for contacting patients who are delin…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Account Representative
The top respondents for the job title Patient Account Representative are from the companies Conifer Health Solutions, Wakemed Health and Hospitals and Patient Advocate Foundation. Reported salaries are highest at DaVita Inc. where the average pay is $17.45. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Conifer Health Solutions and Wakemed Health and Hospitals, earning around $17.00 and $16.70, respectively. Select Medical Corporation pays the lowest at around $14.59. Baptist Health and Baptist Hospital also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.01 and $15.12, respectively.
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Skills in Insurance, Billing and Bill Collections are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Patient Account Representative
An entry-level Patient Account Representative with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.31 based on 116 salaries. An early career Patient Account Representative with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.92 based on 933 salaries. A mid-career Patient Account Representative with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.15 based on 545 salaries. An experienced Patient Account Representative with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.20 based on 626 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
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Employees with Patient Account Representative in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 39.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Kansas City, Missouri (13.7% more) and Houston, Texas (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (8.3% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (1.5% less).
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