Admissions Coordinator Salary

Commissions form a big slice (two-fifths) of total compensation for Admissions Coordinators. The median income in this area hovers around $37K. Compensation ranges from $27K on the lower end to $53K per year on the higher end. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Admissions Coordinators are female. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,397 - $54,458
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,885
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$12.15 - $22.46
(Median)
$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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,397 - $54,458  
   
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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$26,800 - $52,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 499
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $22.46  
   
Overtime
$7.05 - $31.58  
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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$26,800 - $52,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 471
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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 might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Healthcare Admissions Director, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $47K per year.

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Popular Skills for Admissions Coordinator


Survey results suggest that Admissions Coordinators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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 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.


Admissions Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $35K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $39K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Admissions Coordinators make a median 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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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: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 17%
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