Care Coordinator Salary

Care Coordinators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $41K annually. Geographic location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and experience level are driving factors as well. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Care Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Care Coordinators (90 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,429 - $70,212
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$70K
MEDIAN: $40,600
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90%

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$12.67 - $29.38
(Median)
$13
$17
$29
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,429 - $70,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,580  
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$27,971 - $67,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 637
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $29.38  
   
Overtime
$8.35 - $37.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,580  
   
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$27,971 - $67,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 501
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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. 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 64 percent, 10 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Scheduling, Customer Service, and Home Health/Home Care. Those proficient in Case Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Counseling and Home Health/Home Care. Those proficient in Scheduling are, more often than not, also skilled in Home Health/Home Care and Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Care Coordinator

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $36K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $41K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $46K in this role. 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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,263

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

For Care Coordinators, busy Dallas offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 57 percent above the national average. Care Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Baltimore (+43 percent), Phoenix (+21 percent), Minneapolis (+15 percent), and Cleveland (+12 percent). Detroit ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 12 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Buffalo and Indianapolis (11 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Care Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Care Coordinator Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 64%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 10%

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Counseling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%


Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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