Direct Care Program Coordinator Salary

Direct Care Program Coordinators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $38K per year. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The majority of Direct Care Program Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Direct Care Program Coordinators (81 percent) who participated in the survey are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$28,130 - $70,257
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$70K
MEDIAN: $37,771
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$10.27 - $31.79
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$14
$32
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,130 - $70,257  
   
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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$25,392 - $68,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $31.79  
   
Overtime
$15.01 - $30.35  
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).
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$25,392 - $68,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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 with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $32K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $35K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Direct Care Program Coordinators bring in $37K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $40K.

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Experience Affects Direct Care Program Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 31%
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