Direct Care Program Coordinator Salary

Pay for Direct Care Program Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $38K annually. Women make up the vast majority of Direct Care Program Coordinators (84 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Direct Care Program Coordinators — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,862 - $70,817
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$71K
MEDIAN: $37,983
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$11.68 - $30.71
(Median)
$12
$15
$31
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,862 - $70,817  
   
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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$25,622 - $68,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.68 - $30.71  
   
Overtime
$17.76 - $30.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
)
$25,622 - $68,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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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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Direct Care Program Coordinators who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. People Management and Oral / Verbal Communication are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Direct Care Program 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. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $32K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $34K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Direct Care Program Coordinators make a median salary of $36K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $60K on average.

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Experience Affects Direct Care Program Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 69%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Direct Care Program Coordinator Salaries

People Management
0%

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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