Admissions Coordinator Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Admissions Coordinators comes from commissions — around two-fifths on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $37K. The bottom of the pay range sits near $27K, and the top verges on $53K per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The vast majority of Admissions Coordinators (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. Most Admissions Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,400 - $54,352
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,854
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$12.14 - $22.53
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,400 - $54,352  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,013  
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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$26,827 - $52,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 504
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $22.53  
   
Overtime
$7.15 - $31.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,013  
   
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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$26,827 - $52,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 473
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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 Healthcare Admissions Director positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Healthcare Admissions Directors earn $47K per year.

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Popular Skills for Admissions Coordinator


Admissions Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Marketing Communications, Customer Relations, and Insurance 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 skilled in Customer Relations are similarly competent 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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $35K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $39K. For Admissions Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $42K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $44K.

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Experience Affects Admissions Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Admissions Coordinator Salaries

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Marketing Communications
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Customer Relations
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National Average
$37,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
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Insurance
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Microsoft Office
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Data Entry
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 17%
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