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Direct Care Program Coordinator Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Direct Care Program Coordinators in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $38K annually. Although the larger part have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, nearly one in three claim no health benefits at all. Women account for the majority of Direct Care Program Coordinators who took the survey — 82 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$27,486 - $71,211
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MEDIAN: $38,259
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$9.63 - $31.45
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,486 - $71,211  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,150  
Total Pay (?
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$24,538 - $69,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.63 - $31.45  
   
Overtime
$12.94 - $31.79  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,150  
   
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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$24,538 - $69,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Direct Care Program Coordinators. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $34K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $31K. Direct Care Program Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $37K. Direct Care Program Coordinators who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $70K.

Experience Affects Direct Care Program Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 110%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 32%