Admissions Coordinator Salary

The median total income of Admissions Coordinators is around $37K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (around two in five, in fact) comes from commissions. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $27K and $53K per year. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Job satisfaction for Admissions Coordinators is high. Admissions Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 89 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,400 - $55,044

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$12.11 - $22.40

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,400 - $55,044  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,966  
Total Pay (?
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$26,768 - $52,759  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 504
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.11 - $22.40  
   
Overtime
$7.11 - $31.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,966  
   
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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$26,768 - $52,759  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 478
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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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There are some Admissions Coordinators — though it's uncommon — that transition into Healthcare Admissions Directors, where earnings are an average $47K annually.

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Popular Skills for Admissions Coordinator


Admissions Coordinators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. 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. 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $35K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $39K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $42K in this role. 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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Customer Service
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

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: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 17%
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