Entry-Level Admissions Coordinator Salary

Total annual pay for Entry-Level Admissions Coordinators is approximately $36K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — nearly two in five on average. Some workers in this field — nearly one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Admissions Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Entry-Level Admissions Coordinators (82 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,828 - $52,636
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$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,450
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$12.21 - $21.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,828 - $52,636  
   
Bonus
$494.93 - $10,271  
Commission
$15,000  
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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$26,606 - $50,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $21.61  
   
Overtime
$7.99 - $33.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$494.93 - $10,271  
   
Commission
$15,000  
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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$26,606 - $50,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 326

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,446

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Admissions Coordinators that is 37 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Admissions Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Beverly (+27 percent), Los Angeles (+22 percent), Cleveland (+11 percent), and New York (+8 percent). Oklahoma City is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 12 percent. Employers in Baltimore and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (3 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Admissions Coordinator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Admissions Coordinator in Orange:
"Future benefits."
Work head and be a self sufficient employee. Share your knowledge of responsibility, career path.

Admissions Coordinator in Syracuse:
"The amount of stress and superior multi tasking."
Be prepared to deal with fast pace and emotional situations.

Admissions Coordinator in Sarasota:
"Fast Paced Stressful Work Environment."
For hospice, as first contact for patients, listening skills and ability to analyze patient needs quickly.

Admissions Coordinator in Nederland:
"Workplace Politics."
I wish that I had more knowledge and wisdom behind me regarding proper etiquette in workplace politics. I do believe I was somewhat naive starting in this position. Although, I have learned an extreme amount and taken it all in, it does tend to make a person forget the day to day realization of just being human and not the work machine. I have also learned how to manage that knowledge and use it to manage the staff I lead.

Key Stats for Admissions Coordinator

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Admissions Coordinator Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲4%

Sales
▲1%

National Average
$36,000

Marketing Communications
▼1%

Insurance
▼2%



Customer Relations
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%