Care Coordinator Salary

Women account for the majority of Care Coordinators in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $16.79 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the company, followed by the particular city and experience level. About one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$29,521 - $67,726
$30K
$41K
$68K
MEDIAN: $40,939
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90%

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$12.25 - $25.57
$12
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$26
MEDIAN: $16.79
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$0$67K
Salary $29,521 - $67,726
Bonus $201.57 - $3,458
Profit Sharing $1,987
Commission $505
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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$27,237 - $61,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 673
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $12.25 - $25.57
Overtime $15.96 - $42.88
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $201.57 - $3,458
Commission $505
Profit Sharing $1,987
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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$27,237 - $61,616
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 688

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Job Description for Care Coordinator

A care coordinator performs a number of responsibilities in a health care environment, including caring for patients through formulating, developing and implementing treatment plans. They must be able to gather all relevant information for a patient and deliver a care program that works best for each individual case. Care coordinators must also be able to communicate and educate families about the treatment plan being delivered to the patient. They must also ensure that all care programs meet with all hospital and legal requirements. A care coordinator are also responsible for maintaining education and practice standards by attending educational workshops and other methods. Additionally, they are responsible for scheduling services and enforcing all organizational standards. Care coordinators are also expected to uphold all confidentiality standards in the workplace.

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Care Coordinator Tasks

  • Coordinate utilization review of managed care contracts.
  • Prepare and maintain resource data for utilization activities.
  • Maintain knowledge of insurance requirements in managed care plans.
  • Confer with physician during referral process.
  • Act as liaison between primary care, physicians, and alternative care facility.

Common Career Paths for Care Coordinator


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For Care Coordinators, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Care Coordinators earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Care Coordinator


Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation, UnitedHealth Group, Centene Corporation, Home Instead Senior Home Care, and Comfort Keepers are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Care Coordinators. The biggest paychecks can be found at Centene Corporation — the median salary there is $74K. Care Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks at UnitedHealth Group ($55K), Wellcare Health Plans, Inc. ($44K), and Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation ($36K).

Federation of Organizations, Home Instead Senior Home Care, and Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $31K, $32K, and $36K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for Care Coordinator


Care Coordinators report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Customer Relationship Management, Patient Education, Case Management, and Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 10 percent. Those listing Office Administration as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Electronic Medical Records and Customer Service also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Case Management also know Counseling and Home Health/Home Care. Most people who know Scheduling also know Home Health/Home Care and Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Care Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Care Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Care Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 776 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Care Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 308 salaries. An experienced Care Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 232 salaries. A Care Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 95 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,148

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Care Coordinators, busy Cleveland offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 54 percent above the national average. Care Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Nashville (+31 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), Phoenix (+18 percent), and Tampa (+11 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Oklahoma City Care Coordinators earning much less — 21 percent less — than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Diego and Indianapolis (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Care Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Care Coordinator?

Care Coordinator in Chillicothe:
"Adventurously peaceful."
Pros: Instant gratification.
Cons: Not having enough help or qualified help.

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Key Stats for Care Coordinator

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 157 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Care Coordinator Salaries

▲57%

▲18%

▲4%

National Average
$38,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Care Coordinator Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲10%



▲3%

National Average
$38,000

Bilingual
▼1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼2%

Spanish Language
▼3%


▼7%

Customer Service
▼14%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼17%

Office Administration
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 157 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 20%
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