The average hourly pay for a Patient Services Specialist is $14.87.
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What Do Patient Services Specialists Do?
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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Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Services Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Patient Services Specialist are from the companies Select Physical Therapy, Scott & White Hospital and Clinic and Select Medical Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) where the average pay is $18.44. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Novacare Rehabilitation and Select Physical Therapy, earning around $14.87 and $14.54, respectively. Guthrie Clinic Ltd. pays the lowest at around $12.35. ATI Holdings, LLC and Scott & White Hospital and Clinic also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.42 and $13.71, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Patient Services Specialists?
Skills in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Insurance, Scheduling and Customer Service.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Patient Services Specialists?
An entry-level Patient Services Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.82 based on 62 salaries. An early career Patient Services Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.29 based on 337 salaries. A mid-career Patient Services Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.38 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Patient Services Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.64 based on 130 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Patient Services Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 19.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Nashville, Tennessee (13.4% more) and Austin, Texas (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Temple, Texas (11.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.7% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (2.9% less).
Years of Experience
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