Health Unit Coordinator Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Health Unit Coordinator is $13.78 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Organizing is associated with high pay for this job.
Health Unit Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$24,048 - $59,541
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MEDIAN: $35,034
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Health Unit Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$10.33 - $18.44
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,048 - $59,541  
   
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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$21,916 - $40,858  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 802
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.33 - $18.44  
   
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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$21,916 - $40,858  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 802
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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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Houston
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St. Paul
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Indianapolis
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Boston
up arrow 10%
Dallas
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National Average
$30,000
Orlando
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Tampa
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Phoenix
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Cincinnati
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Knoxville
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Experience Affects Health Unit Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Health Unit Coordinator Salaries

Organizing
up arrow 22%
Medical Records
up arrow 1%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Scheduling
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Customer Service
0%
National Average
$30,000
Data Entry
up arrow 1%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 18%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 129 votes.
Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 20%
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