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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 $40K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Care Coordinators is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,345 - $68,765
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$69K
MEDIAN: $40,205
10%
50%
90%

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$12.64 - $30.20
(Median)
$13
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,345 - $68,765  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,928  
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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$27,731 - $67,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 419
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.64 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$1.56 - $42.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,928  
   
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).
)
$27,731 - $67,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 342

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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


Care Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Customer Relationship Management, Case Management, Counseling, and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Care Coordinators. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $35K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $41K. Care Coordinators bring in $44K after working for 10 to 20 years. Care Coordinators who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $54K.

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Experience Affects Care Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Care Coordinator Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Case Management
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Counseling
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National Average
$38,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%


Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 18%