An average Clinical Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $21.58 per hour. While career duration and location impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Clinical Coordinators. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Clinical Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 90 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,414 - $84,517  
   
Bonus
$311.72 - $7,757  
Profit Sharing
$1,150  
Commission
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
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$32,498 - $82,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 671
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.88 - $37.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.14  
Overtime
$18.89 - $53.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$311.72 - $7,757  
   
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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$32,498 - $82,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 881

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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 adherence to departmental policies and procedures.
  • 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 may progress into high-paying roles like Nursing Director, where median compensation is $74K annually. It is quite typical for Clinical Coordinators to transition into roles as Clinical Nurse Managers or Nursing Managers, where reported median earnings are $22K and $23K higher per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Coordinator


DaVita Inc., HCA, Inc., UnitedHealth Group, healogics, and North Canyon Medical Center are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Clinical Coordinators. HCA, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town ($78K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $54K to $100K.

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 Wound Care are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 46 percent, 39 percent, and 26 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. Most people familiar with People Management also know Clinical Education. It is often found that people who know Scheduling are also skilled in Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Coordinator

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $43K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $51K. Clinical Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $57K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $68K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,616

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

Baltimore offers some of the highest pay in the country for Clinical Coordinators, 31 percent above the national average. Clinical Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Richmond (+26 percent), Los Angeles (+24 percent), New York (+22 percent), and Houston (+19 percent). The lowest-paying market is Phoenix, which sits 17 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Seattle (16 percent lower) and Cincinnati (15 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 185 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%
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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
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Project Management
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National Average
$51,000





Clinical Research
up arrow 20%

Office Management
up arrow 28%

Insurance
up arrow 35%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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