Care Coordinator Salary

Though nationally Care Coordinators make an average $40K annually, those in this field can find the most generous pay at Centene Corporation, where the average salary is around $74K. Also paying near the top of the field are UnitedHealth Group at $54K, Wellcare Health Plans, Inc. at $44K, and Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation, where Care Coordinators annually earn $36K. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,312 - $68,911
$29K
$40K
$69K
MEDIAN: $40,402
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$12.24 - $26.62
$12
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$27
MEDIAN: $16.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,312 - $68,911  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $3,915  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$27,368 - $63,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 625
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.24 - $26.62  
   
Overtime
$15.35 - $38.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$202.73 - $3,915  
   
Commission
$505  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$27,368 - $63,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 584

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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.

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Care Coordinators' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator. Median pay for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators is $37K.

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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 11 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 familiar with Scheduling also know 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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Care Coordinators. The average inexperienced worker earns $36K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $40K. Care Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $44K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $60K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,895

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

For Care Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Cleveland has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Care Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Nashville (+32 percent), Minneapolis (+20 percent), Phoenix (+18 percent), and Chicago (+15 percent). Compared to the national average, Oklahoma City Care Coordinators have considerably lower salaries, 21 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Indianapolis and Detroit are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Care Coordinator

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Care Coordinator Salaries

▲57%

▲17%

▲6%

National Average
$38,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Care Coordinator Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲11%



▲2%

Spanish Language
▼0%

Bilingual
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼1%


▼7%

Customer Service
▼10%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼15%

Office Administration
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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