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Admissions Coordinator Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (over a third) of final income for Admissions Coordinators. That final number averages out to $36K across the industry. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $27K and $51K per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Admissions Coordinators. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Admissions Coordinators are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$28,904 - $53,100
(Median)
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38K
45K
53K
MEDIAN: $38,185
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$12.22 - $21.83
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,904 - $53,100  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,959  
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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$26,771 - $51,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 447
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $21.83  
   
Overtime
$7.34 - $30.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,959  
   
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).
)
$26,771 - $51,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 414
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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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Though it's uncommon, some Admissions Coordinators move into roles as Healthcare Admissions Directors, where pay is an average $47K per year.

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Popular Skills for Admissions Coordinator


Survey results show that Admissions Coordinators use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Marketing Communications, Customer Relations, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Office Administration and Data Entry. Most people 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.


For many Admissions Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $34K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $38K. Admissions Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $42K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $44K.

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Experience Affects Admissions Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Admissions Coordinator Salaries

up arrow 10%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Customer Relations
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

Insurance
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National Average
$36,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 11%

Office Administration
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

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: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%