Health Unit Coordinator Salary (United States)

A Health Unit Coordinator earns an average wage of $13.82 per hour.
Health Unit Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$24,007 - $60,110
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MEDIAN: $35,273
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Health Unit Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$10.37 - $18.58
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,007 - $60,110  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $519  
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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$22,057 - $41,075  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 836
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.37 - $18.58  
   
Overtime
$6.36 - $26.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $519  
   
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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$22,057 - $41,075  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 836
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Job Description for Health Unit Coordinator

A health unit coordinator is responsible for ensuring that operations run smoothly in a clinical setting such as a doctor's office, a hospital, or a local clinic. The day-to-day duties of the coordinator's position vary based on their employer. However, this individual's responsibilities generally include checking patients in when they first arrive, scheduling upcoming appointments for patients, and inputting medical data into various databases.
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Health Unit Coordinator Tasks
  • Transcribe and update documentation and orders, confirming data where necessary.
  • Coordinate and assist with activities and scheduling across groups.
  • Liaise with patients, families, nurses, and caregivers to ensure smooth operations.
  • Take unit responsibility during emergencies.

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Pay Difference By Location

Minneapolis
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St. Paul
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Indianapolis
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Boston
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Dallas
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National Average
$30,000
Orlando
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Tampa
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Milwaukee
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Phoenix
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Cincinnati
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Knoxville
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Oklahoma City
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Experience Affects Health Unit Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Health Unit Coordinator Salaries

Medical Records
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Data Entry
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National Average
$30,000

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Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%
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