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Clinical Coordinator Salary

Earnings for Clinical Coordinators in the United States come in at around $21.79 per hour on average. In the world of Clinical Coordinators, overall income ranges from $33K near the bottom to $86K at the top; this can include more than $4K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though tenure and the specific company have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The vast majority (88 percent) of Clinical Coordinators who took the survey are female. Most Clinical Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,913 - $86,207
(Median)
$36K
$54K
$86K
MEDIAN: $54,303
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$14.58 - $38.23
(Median)
$15
$22
$38
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,913 - $86,207  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,150  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $9,500  
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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$32,846 - $85,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 659
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $38.23  
   
Overtime
$19.27 - $53.72  
National Annualized 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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,150  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $9,500  
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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$32,846 - $85,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 747

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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 may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Nursing Director. The latter position pays an average of $73K annually. Career advancement for the typical Clinical Coordinator often leads to becoming a Clinical Nurse Manager or a Nursing Manager; median salaries in these positions are $21K higher and $21K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Coordinator


HCA, Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $74K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $61K to a high of $132K.

Popular Skills for Clinical Coordinator


Clinical Coordinators report using a deep pool of 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 44 percent, 37 percent, and 34 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Scheduling and Electronic Medical Records. Those with knowledge of Electronic Medical Records tend to be skilled in Patient Education as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Coordinator

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


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $46K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $50K. For Clinical Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $60K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $58K by contrast.

Pay Difference by Location


Clinical Coordinators will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 26 percent. Clinical Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+23 percent), Richmond (+13 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Seattle (+8 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Clinical Coordinator's salary, with San Antonio Clinical Coordinators earning salaries that are 37 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Cincinnati (25 percent lower) and Dallas (14 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Clinical Coordinator Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Clinical Coordinator Salaries

Critical Care
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registered nurse
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Wound Care
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Clinical Education
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Operations Management
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Project Management
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Counseling
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National Average
$51,000

Patient Education
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 232 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 16%
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