Patient Registration Clerk Salary

A Patient Registration Clerk earns an average wage of $13.13 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$22,960 - $42,000
$23K
$33K
$42K
MEDIAN: $32,682
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50%
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$10.17 - $17.45
$10
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.22
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$0$42K
Salary $22,960 - $42,000
Bonus $92.50 - $2,000
Commission $1,000
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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$21,314 - $37,029
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.17 - $17.45
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $4.85 - $28.03
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $92.50 - $2,000
Commission $1,000
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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$21,314 - $37,029
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 777

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Job Description for Patient Registration Clerk

Patient registration clerk are responsible for greeting and registering patients, as well as verifying all patient information and insurance details. Additionally, these professionals must collect co-pays, answer calls, and page medical employees as needed. Patient registration clerks may also schedule patient appointments and obtain patients' authorization for procedures. This is typically a job that takes place in a health care facility, with long periods of sitting and/or standing required. These professionals typically work during regular business hours if they work for a private practice; however, in an environment that is open 24 hours a day (such as a hospital), patient registration clerks may work a variety of shifts.

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Patient Registration Clerk Tasks

  • Perform admitting duties including explaining various forms such as patient rights, medical releases and insurance.
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff or department.
  • Assess method of payment for services, initate processing, may refer to specialist for financial options.

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Popular Skills for Patient Registration Clerk

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Registration Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Patient Registration Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Patient Registration Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 511 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Patient Registration Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 218 salaries. An experienced Patient Registration Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 180 salaries. A Patient Registration Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,868

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Patient Registration Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Patient Registration Clerk?

Patient Registration Clerk in Wyandotte:
"It's good work I can become complicated a little stressful."
Pros: Working in the ER working around people.
Cons: That our job isn't knowledged as we do Hardwork to.

Patient Registration Clerk in Jasper:
"Rewarding but very busy!"
Pros: Love being able to feel like I'm helping people!
Cons: The workload can be somewhat overwhelming when there's not enough help and you're trying to provide patients with the best care in a timely fashion.

Patient Registration Clerk in Broomfield:
Pros: I'm able to speak and help patients and be able to inform them of their benefits.
Cons: I work with lazy people I have to pick up their slack.

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Key Stats for Patient Registration Clerk

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Patient Registration Clerk Salaries

▲13%

▲10%

▲5%

National Average
$28,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Patient Registration Clerk Salaries

insurance verification
▲8%

Medical Terminology
▲8%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲6%

▲3%

▲2%



▼0%

National Average
$28,000

▼1%

Collections
▼2%

HIPAA Compliance
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 23%
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