Average Patient Relations Representative Salary
$28,000 yearly
$10.00 hourly
Updated July 8, 2021
$23,000
10 %
$28,000
Median
$33,000
90 %
Patient relations representatives in the United States make an average salary of $28,088 per year or $13.5 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $33,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, New York, California, North Dakota, and Connecticut provide the highest patient relations representative salaries.

Average Patient Relations Representative Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where patient relations representatives earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Patient Relations Representative average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$23,982
$23,982
$11.53
$11.53
Alaska
Alaska
$42,257
$42,257
$20.32
$20.32
Arizona
Arizona
$29,055
$29,055
$13.97
$13.97
Arkansas
Arkansas
$26,759
$26,759
$12.86
$12.86
California
California
$37,942
$37,942
$18.24
$18.24
Colorado
Colorado
$27,472
$27,472
$13.21
$13.21
Connecticut
Connecticut
$35,942
$35,942
$17.28
$17.28
Delaware
Delaware
$34,213
$34,213
$16.45
$16.45
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$30,961
$30,961
$14.89
$14.89
Florida
Florida
$26,296
$26,296
$12.64
$12.64
Georgia
Georgia
$26,738
$26,738
$12.85
$12.85
Hawaii
Hawaii
$31,425
$31,425
$15.11
$15.11
Idaho
Idaho
$28,411
$28,411
$13.66
$13.66
Illinois
Illinois
$35,060
$35,060
$16.86
$16.86
Indiana
Indiana
$26,885
$26,885
$12.93
$12.93
Iowa
Iowa
$30,565
$30,565
$14.69
$14.69
Kansas
Kansas
$31,567
$31,567
$15.18
$15.18
Kentucky
Kentucky
$22,785
$22,785
$10.95
$10.95
Louisiana
Louisiana
$25,988
$25,988
$12.49
$12.49
Maine
Maine
$27,084
$27,084
$13.02
$13.02
Maryland
Maryland
$31,073
$31,073
$14.94
$14.94
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$35,021
$35,021
$16.84
$16.84
Michigan
Michigan
$29,801
$29,801
$14.33
$14.33
Minnesota
Minnesota
$35,713
$35,713
$17.17
$17.17
Mississippi
Mississippi
$27,552
$27,552
$13.25
$13.25
Missouri
Missouri
$25,400
$25,400
$12.21
$12.21
Montana
Montana
$30,371
$30,371
$14.60
$14.60
Nebraska
Nebraska
$31,294
$31,294
$15.05
$15.05
Nevada
Nevada
$33,863
$33,863
$16.28
$16.28
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$33,257
$33,257
$15.99
$15.99
New Jersey
New Jersey
$32,870
$32,870
$15.80
$15.80
New Mexico
New Mexico
$28,593
$28,593
$13.75
$13.75
New York
New York
$38,626
$38,626
$18.57
$18.57
North Carolina
North Carolina
$28,912
$28,912
$13.90
$13.90
North Dakota
North Dakota
$37,489
$37,489
$18.02
$18.02
Ohio
Ohio
$28,534
$28,534
$13.72
$13.72
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$23,532
$23,532
$11.31
$11.31
Oregon
Oregon
$34,251
$34,251
$16.47
$16.47
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$31,510
$31,510
$15.15
$15.15
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$32,553
$32,553
$15.65
$15.65
South Carolina
South Carolina
$24,405
$24,405
$11.73
$11.73
South Dakota
South Dakota
$29,546
$29,546
$14.20
$14.20
Tennessee
Tennessee
$26,489
$26,489
$12.74
$12.74
Texas
Texas
$27,102
$27,102
$13.03
$13.03
Utah
Utah
$25,780
$25,780
$12.39
$12.39
Vermont
Vermont
$33,463
$33,463
$16.09
$16.09
Virginia
Virginia
$27,946
$27,946
$13.44
$13.44
Washington
Washington
$34,851
$34,851
$16.76
$16.76
West Virginia
West Virginia
$26,410
$26,410
$12.70
$12.70
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$30,117
$30,117
$14.48
$14.48
Wyoming
Wyoming
$35,604
$35,604
$17.12
$17.12

Highest Paying Cities For Patient Relations Representative

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Kingman, AZ
Kingman, AZ
$29,489
$29,489
$14.18
$14.18
Chapel Hill, NC
Chapel Hill, NC
$29,203
$29,203
$14.04
$14.04
Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA
$27,665
$27,665
$13.30
$13.30

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Location

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Patient Service Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $31,295

    Patient services coordinators act as a liaison between a healthcare organization and patients. Their primary job is to provide quality service to patients. Their duties and responsibilities include fielding telephone calls from patients, assessing patients' issues, and interacting with team members, medical personnel, and employees from other departments. Also, they are responsible for ensuring compliance with regulatory and hospital requirements and maintaining quality service. Patient services coordinators must also ensure to maintain their technical knowledge by participating in personal networks, attending educational workshops, and reviewing professional publications.
    42,677 Patient Service Coordinator Jobs
    Patient Advocate

    Avg. salary: $34,010

    A patient advocate is responsible for supporting the patients with the medical processes in a healthcare institution, assisting them with insurance claims and medical billing disputes, verifying treatment procedures, and conducting referrals to medical professionals based on the patient's needs. Patient advocates facilitate a payment plan for the patients, discussing this plan to the financial department of the facility. They also address the patients' inquiries and concerns, as well as their complaints with hospital operations, immediately raising these issues to higher management.
    32,534 Patient Advocate Jobs
    Patient Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $35,397

    A patient coordinator functions as the primary point of contact between health care professionals and patients in a medical facility. They mostly perform administrative tasks such as greeting visitors, answering calls, responding to inquiries, managing schedules, arranging appointments, processing payments, gathering information, and keeping records. Moreover, they assist in filling out forms, escorting patients to different rooms or offices, and setting treatment plans. Most importantly, they discuss and share necessary information with patients and families regarding medications, procedures, and proceeding care according to a physician's assessment.
    38,989 Patient Coordinator Jobs
    Patient Registrar

    Avg. salary: $28,789

    A patient registrar is responsible for receiving patients in a hospital or other health care institutions, verifying their information, and leading them to the appropriate facility for their health care needs. Patient registrars manage the hospital's database, updating patients' information, confirming insurance details, taking calls, responding to patients' inquiries and concerns, scheduling appointments, and performing related administrative and clerical tasks as needed. A patient registrar must have excellent communication and organizational skills to provide the best quality care services to the patients.
    40,582 Patient Registrar Jobs
    Patient Liaison

    Avg. salary: $28,864

    Patient Liaisons are intermediaries addressing concerns on behalf of patients and families working in tandem with the hospital administrator. They are responsible for gathering data regarding patient care issues and inquiries, assessing patient well-being, suggesting improvements, and interpreting hospital service, policies, and procedures to patients and families. Patient Liaisons also work to educate health care professionals in humanizing the hospital experience for patients. They work in a hospital, clinic, nursing home, or programs related to public health.
    33,466 Patient Liaison Jobs
    Account Management Representative

    Avg. salary: $38,561

    An account management representative is in charge of overseeing client accounts, ensuring everything runs smoothly and efficiently. They may work directly with clients to answer inquiries, identify their needs, provide advice, and resolve any issues or concerns. An account management representative may also perform research and analysis to identify new business and client opportunities, generate leads, offer products and services, and develop account management and sales strategies. Moreover, they must maintain an active communication line with staff while enforcing the company's policies and regulations.
    106,489 Account Management Representative Jobs

    Patient Relations Representative Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a patient relations representative can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Which Companies Pay Patient Relations Representatives The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like St. Tammany Parish Hospital and Memorial Hermann Health System as they offer the highest salaries for patient relations representatives.
    Company

    Recently Added Patient Relations Representative Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Patient & Member Relations REP
    Patient & Member Relations REP
    Mission Hills, CA
    Mission Hills, CA
    05/25/2021
    05/25/2021
    $41,740
    $41,740
    05/25/2021
    State of North Carolina
    State of North Carolina
    Patient Relations Representative-Central Regional Hospital
    Patient Relations Representative-Central Regional Hospital
    Patient Relations Representative-Central Regional Hospital
    Oxford, NC
    Oxford, NC
    05/23/2021
    05/23/2021
    $31,200
    $31,200
    05/23/2021
    Patient Relations Representative
    Patient Relations Representative
    Lake Havasu City, AZ
    Lake Havasu City, AZ
    05/06/2021
    05/06/2021
    $25,879
    $25,879
    05/06/2021
    Patient Relations Representative
    Patient Relations Representative
    Lake Havasu City, AZ
    Lake Havasu City, AZ
    05/06/2021
    05/06/2021
    $25,879
    $25,879
    05/06/2021
    State of North Carolina
    State of North Carolina
    Patient Relations Representative
    Patient Relations Representative
    Patient Relations Representative
    Goldsboro, NC
    Goldsboro, NC
    03/25/2021
    03/25/2021
    $31,200
    $31,200
    03/25/2021
    Patient Relations Representative
    Patient Relations Representative
    Charlottesville, VA
    Charlottesville, VA
    03/22/2021
    03/22/2021
    $37,587
    $37,587
    03/22/2021
    Patient Relations Representative
    Patient Relations Representative
    Mission Hills, CA
    Mission Hills, CA
    01/28/2021
    01/28/2021
    $41,740
    $41,740
    01/28/2021
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pennsylvania
    Scheduling Representative, Patient Relations & Financial Services
    Scheduling Representative, Patient Relations & Financial Services
    Scheduling Representative, Patient Relations & Financial Services
    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $32,223
    $32,223
    01/27/2021
    Coord Patient Relations
    Coord Patient Relations
    Medford, OR
    Medford, OR
    01/11/2021
    01/11/2021
    $47,646
    $47,646
    01/11/2021
    Patient Relations Representative (East)
    Patient Relations Representative (East)
    Flagstaff, AZ
    Flagstaff, AZ
    12/19/2020
    12/19/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    12/19/2020

    Average Patient Relations Representative Salary by Demographic

    Patient Relations Representative Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $27,783
    female-income
    Female Income
    $27,397
    Median Patient Relations Representative Income by Race
    Asian patient relations representatives have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american patient relations representatives have the lowest average salary at $27,271.
    $29,000
    $28,000
    $27,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$27,608
    Black or African American$27,271
    Asian$28,079
    Unknown$27,487
    Hispanic or Latino$27,506
    Average Patient Relations Representative Salary by Education Level
    Patient relations representatives with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $31,368 annually. With a Bachelors degree, patient relations representatives earn a median annual income of $30,017 compared to $28,044 for patient relations representatives with an Associate degree.
    $32,000
    $31,000
    $30,000
    $29,000
    $28,000
    $27,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$27,397
    Some College/ Associate Degree$28,044
    Bachelor's Degree$30,017
    Master's Degree$31,368