Discharge Planner Salary (United States)

A Discharge Planner earns an average wage of $20.75 per hour.
Discharge Planner Total Pay (?
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$26,491 - $72,414
(Median)
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72K
MEDIAN: $40,694
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Discharge Planner Total Pay (?
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$11.95 - $39.81
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$26,491 - $72,414  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
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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$26,945 - $77,551  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$11.95 - $39.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $65.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
   
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).
)
$26,945 - $77,551  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Job Description for Discharge Planner
  • Communicate with third party payer case management and provide documentation as required.
  • Collaborate with patients, families, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to facilitate post-hospitalization health care services.
  • Coordinate the discharge planning and placement of the patient.
  • Research and negotiate patient needs or other resources during discharge process.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Discharge Planner Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%
Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 13%
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