Ward Clerk Salary

Women comprise the majority of Ward Clerks in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $12.57 per hour on average. The specific employer and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Approximately one-third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$23,966 - $32,500
$25K
MEDIAN: $25,434
50%

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$8.71 - $18.55
$8
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.48
10%
50%
90%

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$0$39K
Salary $25,434
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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$18,220 - $39,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $8.71 - $18.55
Overtime $12.46 - $28.37
Annual Data $0$39K
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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$18,220 - $39,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 149

Job Description for Ward Clerk

Ward clerks are responsible for a variety of clerical and administrative duties related to patient care in a clinic or hospital ward. Tasks performed by the ward clerk include greeting patients, answering phone calls, handling general inquiries, gathering test results and other lab reports, and directing results and reports to the appropriate medical staff member. Ward clerks also retrieve medication and distribute it to the proper caregivers, and they may retrieve blood products or equipment from other departments as needed. Under the supervision of their medical staff supervisor (such as a charge nurse or clinic manager), they update medical records as needed. Ward clerks transcribe verbal orders and complete request forms for tests and referrals to other departments when ordered by medical professionals. Additionally, they direct visitors to appropriate departments and deliver patient mail.

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Ward Clerk Tasks

  • Transcribe and enter orders and notes for hospital staff.
  • Monitor and interpret live patient data, identifying problems.
  • Provide clerical support, including giving patients documentation and instructional materials.

Common Career Paths for Ward Clerk


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Ward Clerks who move on to become Registered Nurses may enjoy significant pay raises, as Registered Nurses get paid an average of $56K per year.

Ward Clerk Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Ward Clerk


Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $24K, less than half of the top paying employer's rate.

Pay by Experience Level for Ward Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Ward Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Ward Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Ward Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Ward Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 38 salaries. A Ward Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 11 salaries.

Ward Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Ward Clerk?

Ward Clerk in Port Allen:
"OFFICE CONDITIONS."
Pros: WORKING WITH THE RESIDENTS WHO LIVE AT THE CENTER.
Cons: THE OWNERS ARE NOT CONSISTENT.

Ward Clerk in Leesburg:
Have patience and always smile because it makes everybody smile and your job even better.

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Key Stats for Ward Clerk

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Ward Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼2%

Skills That Affect Ward Clerk Salaries

Typing
▲21%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲1%

Medical Records
▲1%

National Average
$26,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 29%