Assisted Living Coordinator Salary
Median pay for Assisted Living Coordinators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $49K annually. Lower pay rates hover around $29K, and the higher rates verge on $60K per year. Most Assisted Living Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 81 percent of Assisted Living Coordinators are female. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Job Description for Assisted Living Coordinator
Assisted living coordinators are administrators who oversee general operations within an assisted living care facility. Their job duties cover a wide range of aspects, including ensuring the care of residents, managing food and medication provisions, organizing finances within the facility, scheduling and overseeing employees, and addressing concerns and problems on a regular basis.Read More...
As coordinators, they must ensure efficient management of their organization. This aspect of their work entails organizing a large volume of paperwork, making decisions regarding financial expenditures, keeping protocol in place, and having a vast knowledge of laws, nursing practices, and requirements in assisted living care. They must also hire, train, organize, and evaluate staff. As employees of assisted living facilities, they must also be primarily concerned with promoting the upmost care for residents. This aspect of their work involves monitoring the health of residents, having a keen understanding of each resident’s individual needs, and handling problems with respect and diplomacy.
Assisted living coordinators may have regular hours, but it's also not uncommon for them to work in shifts. On top of this, they may be involved in on-call rotation. While they have an office in which they work, they must also walk throughout their facility for many hours a day. In some circumstances, they may need to help clients and staff with lifting residents. They are usually required to hold a credential as a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practice Nurse.
Assisted Living Coordinator Tasks
- Direct activities staff members and volunteers.
- Manage patient care plans, reviews and family requests.
- Research and analyze member needs to recommend program direction and goals.
- Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
- Ensure services are in compliance with boarding home regulations, state and federal regulatory requirements.
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Pay by Experience Level for Assisted Living Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $41K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $52K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. For some reason, Assisted Living Coordinators with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $38K.