Clinical Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Clinical Coordinators in the United States is around $21.46 per hour. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and experience level. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 90 percent of Clinical Coordinators are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Clinical Coordinators is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$35,755 - $84,171
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MEDIAN: $54,870
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$14.85 - $38.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,755 - $84,171  
   
Bonus
$385.41 - $6,219  
Profit Sharing
$1,150  
Commission
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
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$32,635 - $82,843  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 646
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $38.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.42 - $55.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$385.41 - $6,219  
   
Commission
$4,250  
Profit Sharing
$1,150  
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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$32,635 - $82,843  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 841

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Clinical Coordinator


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Clinical Coordinators' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Nursing Director. The average Nursing Director brings home $74K per year. A common career progression for a Clinical Coordinator is to become a Clinical Nurse Manager or a Nursing Manager. Compared to Clinical Coordinators, the first group earns $23K more on average, and the second group earns $23K more.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Coordinator


Known for taking on a considerable number of Clinical Coordinators, DaVita Inc., HCA, Inc., UnitedHealth Group, healogics, and North Canyon Medical Center are leading firms in the industry. Those at HCA, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $81K.

Popular Skills for Clinical Coordinator


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Critical Care, registered nurse, and Counseling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 46 percent, 39 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Those listing Medical Terminology as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Insurance and Office Management also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Scheduling are, more often than not, also skilled in Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Those proficient in People Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Clinical Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 663 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 508 salaries. An experienced Clinical Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 442 salaries. A Clinical Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 188 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,496

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

For Clinical Coordinators, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 68 percent above the national average. Clinical Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Baltimore (+31 percent), Richmond (+28 percent), New York (+27 percent), and Los Angeles (+22 percent). Trailing the national average by 17 percent, Phoenix is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Philadelphia and Minneapolis (14 percent lower).

Clinical Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Clinical Coordinator?

Clinical Coordinator in Waco:
"Great role, but many responsibilities."
Pros: Flexibility and autonomy are great! You usually can really shape your role in order to accommodate to the staff and patient needs.
Cons: The responsibilities can be overwhelming at times since you are designed to serve in an administrative capacity.

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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Key Stats for Clinical Coordinator

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Clinical Coordinator Salaries

▲37%

▲13%

▲1%

National Average
$50,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Clinical Coordinator Salaries

Critical Care
▲46%

registered nurse
▲39%

Counseling
▲12%




National Average
$50,000




▼9%


Clinical Research
▼20%

Office Management
▼28%

Insurance
▼35%

Medical Terminology
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%