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Admissions Coordinator Salary

Admissions Coordinators in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $39K per year. The bottom of the pay range sits near $27K, and the top verges on $52K per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Admissions Coordinators who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. For the most part, Admissions Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,355 - $53,458
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,794
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$12.22 - $22.30
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$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,355 - $53,458  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,045  
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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$26,942 - $51,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 489
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $22.30  
   
Overtime
$7.05 - $31.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,045  
   
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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$26,942 - $51,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 458

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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.

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Popular Skills for Admissions Coordinator


Survey results show that Admissions Coordinators use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Marketing Communications, Customer Relations, and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, Data Entry, and Microsoft Office. Most people experienced in Customer Relations also know Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Coordinator

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


For Admissions Coordinators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $35K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $39K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $42K. Admissions Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $44K.

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Experience Affects Admissions Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Admissions Coordinator Salaries

up arrow 9%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$37,000

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Data Entry
up arrow 12%

Office Administration
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%
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