Clinical Coordinator Salary

Clinical Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $21.36 per hour on average. Total incomes of Clinical Coordinators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $4K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $33K and $84K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the specific employer, followed by the particular city and years of experience. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Women account for the majority of Clinical Coordinators who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. For the most part, Clinical Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,608 - $85,854
(Median)
$36K
$55K
$86K
MEDIAN: $54,718
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$14.59 - $37.64
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$15
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,608 - $85,854  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,236  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $9,787  
Commission
$16,000  
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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$32,680 - $83,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 789
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.59 - $37.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.14  
Overtime
$18.14 - $51.15  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,236  
   
Commission
$16,000  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $9,787  
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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$32,680 - $83,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 911
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Job Description for Clinical Coordinator

Clinical coordinators are responsible for organizing and overseeing the administrative aspects of health services and hospital departments. They work in hospitals, clinics, academic medical programs, and other patient care environments. Among their daily duties, a clinical coordinator may plan budgets, oversee personnel hiring and training, schedule staff, manage supplies and inventory, and create and evaluate long-term programs and strategy for a hospital department. They may also ensure compliance with legal and hospital accreditation standards, oversee staff training and career development programs, evaluate effectiveness of patient care, and review staff performance. In an academic program, clinical coordinators may be responsible for overseeing student progress.

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Clinical Coordinator Tasks

  • Monitors the research staff in effective and efficient use of laboratory and safety measures.
  • Coordinate inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Ensure adherence to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Coordinator


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Clinical Coordinators who go on to become Nursing Directors may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Nursing Directors is $73K annually. Clinical Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Clinical Nurse Managers or Nursing Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $22K higher and $22K higher, respectively.

Clinical Coordinator Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Coordinator


HCA, Inc. does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $73K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $58K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $131K.

Popular Skills for Clinical Coordinator


Clinical Coordinators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Critical Care, registered nurse, and Wound Care are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 46 percent, 39 percent, and 34 percent, respectively. Those listing Office Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Scheduling and Electronic Medical Records also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Electronic Medical Records indicates knowledge of Scheduling. Most people experienced in Patient Education also know Clinical Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Coordinator

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


For Clinical Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $44K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $50K. For Clinical Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $58K. Clinical Coordinators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $61K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,654

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

For Clinical Coordinators, busy Miami offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Clinical Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+24 percent) and Richmond (+19 percent). Clinical Coordinators in San Antonio report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 35 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers pay around 20 percent less in Chicago and 17 percent less in Phoenix, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Clinical Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Clinical Coordinator?

Clinical Coordinator in New York:
"Change of pace."
Pros: I like that I am able to communicate with my boss in a way that is comfortable, and less stressful than my prior boss. I also love the flexibility I have with my schedule.
Cons: The floor that I work on now has a lot of issues and the stress can be overwhelming at times. The space that I was put in to work has no privacy and the floor is loud.

Clinical Coordinator in Mobile:
"Very demanding high responsibility."
Pros: I love to teach nursing! It's my calling in life. I will continue to look for additional learning and certifications while continuing my employment at SMC.
Cons: We have only 3 educators for 450 nurses plus CNA and monitor techs and unit secretaries. We need more education staff.

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Experience Affects Clinical Coordinator Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Clinical Coordinator Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 46%

registered nurse
up arrow 39%

Wound Care
up arrow 34%


Counseling
up arrow 5%

Clinical Education
up arrow 3%

Clinical Research
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 3%




Office Management
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 214 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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