Care Coordinator Salary

Pay for Care Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $40K per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Care Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 89 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,549 - $69,278
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$69K
MEDIAN: $40,340
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90%

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$12.65 - $29.43
(Median)
$13
$17
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,549 - $69,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,151  
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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$28,004 - $67,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 491
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.65 - $29.43  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $37.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,151  
   
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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$28,004 - $67,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 382
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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

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

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Popular Skills for Care Coordinator


Survey results suggest that Care Coordinators put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Patient Education, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Case Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 50 percent, 9 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Scheduling, Customer Service, and Home Health/Home Care. Most people familiar with Case Management also know Scheduling and Home Health/Home Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Care Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Care Coordinators, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $40K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $35K. For Care Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $45K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $56K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Care Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Care Coordinator Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 50%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 9%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Counseling
up arrow 2%

National Average
$38,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%


Customer Service
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 17%
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