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 per year. Female Direct Care Program Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. While between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$27,510 - $67,085
(Median)
$28K
$38K
$67K
MEDIAN: $38,433
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90%

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$10.61 - $28.97
(Median)
$11
$15
$29
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$27,510 - $67,085  
   
Bonus
$700  
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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$25,119 - $62,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.61 - $28.97  
   
Overtime
$19.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$25,119 - $62,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $33K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $38K on average — a distinctly larger sum. 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 spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $39K.

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Experience Affects Direct Care Program Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Direct Care Program Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$36,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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