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Admissions Coordinator Salary (United States)

Approximately three-fifths of Admissions Coordinators report fewer than five years in the field, and the median pay in this field is about $37K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $27K to $51K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair portion report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Admissions Coordinators (90 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Admissions Coordinators. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Admissions Coordinator Salary (?
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$28,492 - $52,304
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MEDIAN: $37,308
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Admissions Coordinator Salary (?
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$12.15 - $21.73
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,492 - $52,304  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,710  
Commission
$3,750 - $17,700  
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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$26,551 - $50,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 406
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $21.73  
   
Overtime
$7.15 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,710  
   
Commission
$3,750 - $17,700  
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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$26,551 - $50,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 378
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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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Admissions Coordinators often transition into upper level Healthcare Admissions Director positions, where pay tends to be much higher. Typically, Healthcare Admissions Directors earn $47K per year.

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Popular Skills for Admissions Coordinator

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. 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 and Data Entry. The majority of those who know 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.
Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $34K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $38K. Admissions Coordinators see a median salary of $42K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Admissions Coordinators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $44K. Most of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about an eighth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in ten, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than one in ten.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$36,000
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Indianapolis offers some of the highest pay in the country for Admissions Coordinators, 27 percent above the national average. Admissions Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+27 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and Houston (+13 percent). Baltimore is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent.

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Experience Affects Admissions Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Admissions Coordinator Salaries

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Customer Relations
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$36,000
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Data Entry
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

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%