Direct Care Program Coordinators in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $38K annually. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Direct Care Program Coordinators — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Direct Care Program Coordinators (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,296 - $65,634
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$66K
MEDIAN: $38,434
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$11.83 - $25.00
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,296 - $65,634  
   
Bonus
$850  
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$25,902 - $60,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $25.00  
   
Overtime
$19.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$850  
   
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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$25,902 - $60,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Direct Care Program Coordinator

A direct care program coordinator manages health treatment programs for patients who require direct daily care or living assistance. Direct care program coordinators work with hospitals, hospices, nursing homes, and inpatient psychiatric facilities to develop and run a care program for patients in need. Direct care program coordinators for smaller care programs usually work hands-on with patients, performing nursing tasks such as administering medication and taking biometrics.

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Direct Care Program Coordinator Tasks

  • Ensure adherence to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain departmental day-to-day clinical activities, monitor and prioritize staff workflow and schedules of home visits.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of nursing and clinical aid staff.
  • Supervise home health aid staff and give clinical direction.

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Pay by Experience Level for Direct Care Program Coordinator

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $35K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $37K. For Direct Care Program Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $36K. Direct Care Program Coordinators who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $38K.

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Key Stats for Direct Care Program Coordinator

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Direct Care Program Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Direct Care Program Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$36,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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