Clinical Nursing Coordinator Salary

With a little more than half of Clinical Nursing Coordinators in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Clinical Nursing Coordinators is $69K per year and can range from $50K on the lower end to $92K per year near the higher end. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$49,910 - $88,996
(Median)
$50K
$69K
$89K
MEDIAN: $68,931
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50%
90%

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$22.30 - $44.49
(Median)
$22
$33
$44
MEDIAN: $32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,910 - $88,996  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,946  
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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$49,796 - $91,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$22.30 - $44.49  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $69.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,946  
   
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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$49,796 - $91,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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Job Description for Clinical Nursing Coordinator

  • Educate the nursing staff on patient care.
  • Supervise the delivery of care in a nursing unit.
  • Communicate patient status to incoming nursing shift and to physicians.
  • Coordinate the activities of the unit and assign work to the nursing staff.
  • Institute emergency procedures as necessary.

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Survey takers who work as Clinical Nursing Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Registered nurse and Critical Care are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 19 percent and 6 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Nursing Coordinator

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


Clinical Nursing Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $63K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $67K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $72K in this role. Clinical Nursing Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $74K.

Clinical Nursing Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Clinical Nursing Coordinator?

Clinical Nursing Coordinator in New York:
"High Stress Level But Nice Perks."
Pros: Great perks, five weeks paid vacation.
Cons: High stress level. Unpredictability.

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Experience Affects Clinical Nursing Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Clinical Nursing Coordinator Salaries

registered nurse
up arrow 19%

Critical Care
up arrow 6%

National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%
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