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Admissions Coordinator Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Admissions Coordinators in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $39K annually. Earnings generally vary between $27K and $52K per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Work is enjoyable for Admissions Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Admissions Coordinators (90 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,339 - $53,556
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,838
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50%
90%

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$12.19 - $22.32
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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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
$29,339 - $53,556  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,156  
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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$26,833 - $51,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 495
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $22.32  
   
Overtime
$7.00 - $31.28  
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 - $4,156  
   
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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$26,833 - $51,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 465
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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 a Healthcare 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 $47K per year.

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Popular Skills for Admissions Coordinator


Survey results suggest that Admissions Coordinators put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Sales, Marketing Communications, Customer Relations, and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Office Administration, Data Entry, and Microsoft Office. It is often found that people who know Customer Relations are also skilled in Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Coordinator

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


Admissions Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $35K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $39K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Admissions Coordinators see a median salary of $42K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $44K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Admissions Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Admissions Coordinator Salaries

up arrow 8%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

National Average
$37,000

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Data Entry
up arrow 12%

Office Administration
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%
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