Entry-Level Health Unit Coordinator Salary

Entry-Level Health Unit Coordinators take home approximately $13.76 per hour on average. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 88 percent of Entry-Level Health Unit Coordinators are female. While approximately one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a strong majority have dental, as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,301 - $50,147
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MEDIAN: $30,339
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$10.63 - $17.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,301 - $50,147  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$22,423 - $38,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.63 - $17.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.26  
Overtime
$4.92 - $25.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$22,423 - $38,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 455
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,118

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For Entry-Level Health Unit Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Health Unit Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+23 percent), Las Vegas (+15 percent), Tacoma (+5 percent), and Boston (+1 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Entry-Level Health Unit Coordinators in Charleston earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Knoxville (18 percent lower) and Orlando (16 percent lower).

Health Unit Coordinator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Health Unit Coordinator in Amarillo:
`"$Stressfulness of job."`
Must be able to multi task very well, There is always a lot going on at once and you must keep up or something will get missed.

Health Unit Coordinator in Morristown:
`"$Become a life-time learner."`
Take advantage of your employer's sponsored training, development and tuition reimbursement benefits to obtain more education, and add your to skill set.

Key Stats for Health Unit Coordinator

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Health Unit Coordinator Salaries



Medical Records
▲1%

Medical Terminology
▲1%

Data Entry
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Transcription
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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