Salary for Patient Representatives

Also known as:  Complaint Clerk, Contact Center Specialist, Customer Complaint Clerk, Customer Contact Specialist, Customer Relations Representative, Customer Support Representative, Gas Distribution and Emergency Clerk, Passenger Relations Representative, Policyholder Information Clerk, Warranty Clerk

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Patient representatives work inside of health care facilities. Their job is to ensure that patients obtain the best health care through informed decisions. This requires that regular communication between the patient, the patient's family member and the medical staff be made. Interviewing patents to gain a better understanding of their needs is also a part of the job. The representative should ensure that the patient is fully aware of policies and procedures. A professional appearance, the ability to meet deadlines, active communication and computer skills are also needed. The majority of Patient representative positions require a 4-year bachelor's degree to be obtained.

A Patient Representative usually gets average salaries ranging between 24000 and 36000 based on education and experience. Patient Representatives get a salary of Thirty Two Thousand Eight Hundred dollars annually.

Patient Representatives have the best average compensation in Connecticut, where they get compensation, on average, of about $38260. They are compensated at the highest average salary in Manufacturing, where they receive an average pay rate of $41770.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 12.32 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Patient Representatives tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$41,770
Manufacturing
$38,100
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$36,350
Information
$36,180
Wholesale Trade
$36,150
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,040

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$25,600
Accommodation and Food Services
$26,090
Retail Trade
$26,350
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$28,260
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$29,890
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$30,150