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Direct Care Program Coordinator Salary

Direct Care Program Coordinators in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $39K annually. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one-third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by a little over a half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Direct Care Program Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 82 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,743 - $71,842
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$72K
MEDIAN: $38,547
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$10.03 - $31.72
(Median)
$10
$14
$32
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,743 - $71,842  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,654  
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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$24,976 - $70,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $31.72  
   
Overtime
$13.99 - $29.97  
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.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,654  
   
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).
)
$24,976 - $70,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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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

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

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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.


Direct Care Program Coordinators who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $31K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $34K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Direct Care Program Coordinators make a median salary of $37K. 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 $68K.

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Experience Affects Direct Care Program Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 99%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 33%
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