Discharge Planner Salary (United States)

A Discharge Planner earns an average wage of $20.98 per hour.
Discharge Planner Salary (?
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$28,763 - $75,503
(Median)
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76K
MEDIAN: $40,694
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Discharge Planner Salary (?
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$12.11 - $38.86
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$28,763 - $75,503  
   
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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$27,828 - $78,005  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.11 - $38.86  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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).
)
$27,828 - $78,005  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Discharge Planner

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

Experience Affects Discharge Planner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%
Experienced
up arrow 33%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 12%
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