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Clinical Coordinator Salary

The average Clinical Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $21.85 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $4K and $9K, respectively — total cash payment to Clinical Coordinators can bottom out near $33K or peak near $86K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though career length and the specific company have a (lesser) impact as well. Most Clinical Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Clinical Coordinators are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$35,949 - $86,308
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$36K
$53K
$86K
MEDIAN: $53,372
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$14.62 - $38.57
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$22
$39
MEDIAN: $21.00
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,949 - $86,308  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,101  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $9,192  
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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$33,137 - $86,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 599
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $38.57  
   
Overtime
$18.99 - $54.99  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $9,192  
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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$33,137 - $86,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 655
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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 if they take an upper-level role like Nursing Director. The position pays an average $73K annually. The most common next step for a Clinical Coordinator is to become a Clinical Nurse Manager or a Nursing Manager. The former position pays an additional $20K per year on average, and the latter position pays $20K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Coordinator


Clinical Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Critical Care, registered nurse, and Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 44 percent, 39 percent, and 17 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Scheduling and Electronic Medical Records. Competency in Electronic Medical Records frequently indicates knowledge of Patient Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Coordinator

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


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $46K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $50K. Clinical Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $60K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $59K.

Pay Difference by Location


Philadelphia is home to an above-average pay rate for Clinical Coordinators, 33 percent higher than the national average. Clinical Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+28 percent), Miami (+27 percent), Richmond (+13 percent), and Milwaukee (+8 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Clinical Coordinator's salary, with San Antonio Clinical Coordinators earning salaries that are 36 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include St. Louis (14 percent lower) and Phoenix (5 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Clinical Coordinator Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Clinical Coordinator Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 44%

registered nurse
up arrow 39%



People Management
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Counseling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Patient Education
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 255 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%