How to become a Scheduler

Those who possess good communication skills, attention to detail, are innately skilled in forging new relationships, have superior critical thinking skills, strong technical skills and have the ability to multitask while adhering to strict deadlines may make great schedulers. If you are interested in becoming a scheduler, you at least need a high school diploma. However, many positions require an associate's or even a bachelor's degree. In general, you should have received some education in supply chain management and be prepared to learn about the industry you are entering. You must also be technically inclined and/or be prepared to take technical training courses to sharpen your computer skills.

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What skills help Schedulers find jobs?

  • Primavera
  • Primavera P6
  • Medical Scheduling
  • Microsoft Project
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Medical Office Experience
  • Schedule Management
  • Medical Terminology
  • Production Planning
  • Phone Etiquette
  • Employee Orientation
  • Computer Skills
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Career progression for Scheduler

Education levels for Schedulers

Based on the requirements of Scheduler job openings on Indeed in the United States within the last three years.

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Expected salary by experience

Based on resume data from Indeed users who reported working as a Scheduler in the United States within the last three years.

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Common qualifications for Schedulers

  • Driver's License
  • PMI Certification
  • LPN
  • PMI-SP
  • PMP
  • CNA
  • CPR Certification
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification
  • RN
  • Certified Safety Professional
  • Geriatric Nursing Assistant
  • BC/BE
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