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Clinical Coordinator Salary

The average Clinical Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $21.75 per hour. In the world of Clinical Coordinators, total cash compensation can vary between $33K and $86K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $4K and $9K, respectively. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by residence, but tenure and the particular employer are influential factors as well. For the most part, Clinical Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Clinical Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,966 - $86,119
(Median)
$36K
$54K
$86K
MEDIAN: $53,716
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$14.55 - $37.98
(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
$35,966 - $86,119  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,220  
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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$32,850 - $85,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 640
National Hourly Rate 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$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.55 - $37.98  
   
Overtime
$18.99 - $53.97  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,220  
   
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).
)
$32,850 - $85,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 719

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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. When Clinical Coordinators are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Clinical Nurse Managers or Nursing Managers. Those roles pay an additional $21K and $21K, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Coordinator


Clinical Coordinators flock to HCA, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $74K lead the pack in compensation.

Popular Skills for Clinical Coordinator


Clinical Coordinators seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Critical Care, registered nurse, and Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 45 percent, 38 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Scheduling and Electronic Medical Records. Employees educated in Electronic Medical Records are typically practiced in Patient Education, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Coordinator

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $46K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $50K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. 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


For those looking to make money, Clinical Coordinators in Philadelphia enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 33 percent above the national average. Clinical Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+29 percent), Richmond (+14 percent), New York (+9 percent), and Seattle (+9 percent). Clinical Coordinators in San Antonio take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 37 percent less than the national average. Workers in Cincinnati and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (25 percent less and 16 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Clinical Coordinator Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Clinical Coordinator Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 45%

registered nurse
up arrow 38%


People Management
up arrow 4%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Clinical Education
up arrow 2%

Counseling
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Patient Education
up arrow 1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 242 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 16%