Median pay for Admissions Coordinators in the United States is around $16.61 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience and the individual firm. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. There are far more female Admissions Coordinators who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 86 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,662 - $58,245
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$31K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $40,762
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$12.36 - $22.52
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,662 - $58,245  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $11,675  
Commission
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$28,004 - $54,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 389
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $22.52  
   
Overtime
$13.04 - $35.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$496.65 - $11,675  
   
Commission
$5,000  
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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$28,004 - $54,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 447
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Job Description for Admissions Coordinator

Admissions coordinators are primarily responsible for screening individuals in a variety of medical professions, where they do intake for patients. They also keep up with the intake needs of current clients. The work includes not only deciding whether or not the individuals qualify for admission, but also the type of care that they require. Once the type of care is decided, it is the admission coordinator's duty to facilitate getting the patient access to necessary services. They work closely with administrators to provide individuals with the best options available. Admission coordinators also maintain communication between their organization and the patient's referrals and family. They are also responsible for maintaining all the documentation involved with the intake process. Admissions coordinators may also be responsible for giving walk-in and referral tours of a facility. They collect information from potential clients and direct them through the facility to give the potential clients a feel for the services provided.

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Admissions Coordinator Tasks

  • Meet with newly enrolled people to review forms and explain the enrollment and planning process.
  • Assist in all admissions special events.
  • Assist with the collection of all paperwork by responding to specific questions during the form completion process.

Common Career Paths for Admissions Coordinator


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Advancing into an Admissions Director role seems to be a popular career move for Admissions Coordinators, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $51K per year. The most common next step for an Admissions Coordinator is to become a Nursing Home Admissions Director or a Healthcare Admissions Director. The former position pays an additional $8K per year on average, and the latter position pays $9K more per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Admissions Coordinator


Those at Sava Senior Care can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $42K.

Employees at HCR ManorCare take home the smallest paychecks, and $35K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $29K and quickly nearing the top at only $47K.

Popular Skills for Admissions Coordinator


Admissions Coordinators report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Customer Relationship Management, Sales, Marketing Communications, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Office Administration, Data Entry, and Microsoft Office. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Admissions Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $36K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $41K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $43K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $44K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,411

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 33 percent, Admissions Coordinators in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Admissions Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Las Vegas (+29 percent), Houston (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), and Philadelphia (+9 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Admissions Coordinator's salary, with Wichita Admissions Coordinators earning salaries that are 23 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Pittsburgh (14 percent less) and Oklahoma City (11 percent less).

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Experience Affects Admissions Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Admissions Coordinator Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Sales
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National Average
$38,000

Marketing Communications
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Insurance
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Customer Relations
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Microsoft Office
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Data Entry
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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