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Healthcare Admissions Director Salary

Healthcare Admissions Directors in the United States take home an average $55K annually. The majority of Healthcare Admissions Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a strong majority, and more than half earn vision coverage. Women account for the majority of Healthcare Admissions Directors who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,667 - $83,368
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$83K
MEDIAN: $55,304
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$11.63 - $32.97
(Median)
$12
$18
$33
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,667 - $83,368  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,090  
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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$37,640 - $86,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $32.97  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,090  
   
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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$37,640 - $86,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Healthcare Admissions Director

A healthcare admissions director is a position that is usually sought after by healthcare organizations such as nursing homes, hospitals, and doctor's offices. Many companies will require at least a bachelor's degree in communications or business, but a relevant master's degree is more preferable. At least 2 years of experience is recommended for most positions, although some companies may require as many as 5 years of experience working with sales or admissions. Experience may be able to substitute for a degree if the prospective employee has enough experience.

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Healthcare Admissions Director Tasks

  • Coordinate with admissions and patient care personnel during the admissions process.
  • Provide customer service and hospice information to patients and caregivers.
  • Manage customer flow and admissions process.

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Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Admissions Director

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


For many Healthcare Admissions Directors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $50K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $54K. Healthcare Admissions Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $69K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $75K.

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Experience Affects Healthcare Admissions Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 19%
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