A Health Unit Coordinator earns an average wage of $13.72 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Health Unit Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$23,962 - $56,787
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MEDIAN: $34,066
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Health Unit Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$10.29 - $18.13
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,962 - $56,787  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $593  
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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$21,760 - $39,982  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 740
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.29 - $18.13  
   
Overtime
$6.27 - $26.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $593  
   
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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$21,760 - $39,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 740
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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 by Experience Level for Health Unit Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$30,000
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Experience Affects Health Unit Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Health Unit Coordinator Salaries

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Medical Records
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$30,000
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 20%
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