Care Coordinator Salary

The larger portion of Care Coordinators in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $41K per year. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the specific employer, though the particular city and experience level have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,209 - $68,548
$29K
$41K
$69K
MEDIAN: $40,534
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$12.25 - $26.25
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$26
MEDIAN: $16.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,209 - $68,548  
   
Bonus
$205.42 - $3,973  
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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$27,264 - $62,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 609
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $26.25  
   
Overtime
$15.66 - $38.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$205.42 - $3,973  
   
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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$27,264 - $62,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 592

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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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Many Care Coordinators move into a Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators on average bring in a similar salary to Care Coordinators.

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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 top-notch employers for Care Coordinators in this area. Centene Corporation offers the largest salaries in town — $74K on average. Care Coordinators will also find cushy salaries at UnitedHealth Group (+$55K), Wellcare Health Plans, Inc. (+$44K), and Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation (+$36K).

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Federation of Organizations ($31K), Home Instead Senior Home Care ($32K), and Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation ($36K).

Popular Skills for Care Coordinator


Care Coordinators seem to wield many 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 4 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 skilled in Scheduling are similarly competent in Home Health/Home Care and Counseling. Most people who know Case Management also know Counseling and Home Health/Home Care.

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: $37,900

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Cleveland offers some of the highest pay in the country for Care Coordinators, 55 percent above the national average. Care Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Nashville (+32 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), Phoenix (+19 percent), and Tampa (+12 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Care Coordinators is geography, with workers in Oklahoma City earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include San Diego (9 percent lower) and Indianapolis (8 percent lower).

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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 127 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Care Coordinator Salaries

▲58%

▲19%

▲5%

National Average
$38,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Care Coordinator Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲11%



▲4%

Bilingual
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼1%

Spanish Language
▼2%


▼7%

Customer Service
▼14%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼17%

Office Administration
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 127 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%