Intake Coordinator Salary

Pay for Intake Coordinators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $15.15 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $11.37 per hour to $21.54. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Female Intake Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly more than a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$28,757 - $55,604
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$56K
MEDIAN: $38,111
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$11.37 - $21.54
(Median)
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,757 - $55,604  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,040  
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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$24,718 - $49,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 328
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.37 - $21.54  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $32.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,040  
   
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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$24,718 - $49,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 736
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Job Description for Intake Coordinator

The intake coordinator is a front-desk individual employed in a health care facility. These coordinators are responsible for the admission and registration of incoming patients, and they are often the first employee patients encounter. The intake coordinator makes sure that all required patient information is received and processed and that appointments are made with the proper medical personnel. The intake coordinator is also often tasked with clerical duties such as managing paperwork, handling data entry, engaging with insurance companies over claims, and answering phones.

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Intake Coordinator Tasks

  • Review referrals and verify all physician information.
  • Initiate contact to gather required clinical and demographic data from patient and sources.
  • Determine need for case management intervention.
  • Schedule assessments and complete necessary paperwork.

Common Career Paths for Intake Coordinator


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Intake Coordinators who go on to become Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator, an upper-level role, pays $36K.

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Popular Skills for Intake Coordinator


Intake Coordinators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Counseling, Customer Relationship Management, Insurance, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Scheduling, Data Entry, and Electronic Medical Records. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Intake Coordinator

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


For Intake Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $32K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $37K. Intake Coordinators bring in $39K after working for 10 to 20 years. Intake Coordinators who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $42K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,790

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Intake Coordinators, 34 percent above the national average. Intake Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Sacramento (+17 percent), Philadelphia (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+14 percent), and New York (+13 percent). Orlando is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Tampa (8 percent less) and Phoenix (7 percent less).

Intake Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as an Intake Coordinator?

Intake Coordinator in Marietta:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: I like being able to help others and connect a patient with the doctor that fits their needs.
Cons: The long hours, the inability to take time off without stress due to high demand of job especially because I am bilingual.

Intake Coordinator in Salem:
"I evaluate new potential clients for mental health services."
Pros: Giving back to others and helping people help themselves. I love the culture here and the mix of individuals we see daily.
Cons: That the amount of time to get the amount of work done is never enough.

Intake Coordinator in Scottsdale:
"Details, Details, Details."
Pros: I love analysis, data entry, data management, etc. I enjoy what I do everyday.
Cons: Our intake coordinators handle more than others in our field. We are a small company with a large census, so reporting and other pressures are constantly stacked against us.

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Experience Affects Intake Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Intake Coordinator Salaries


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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National Average
$34,000

Customer Service
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Insurance
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Scheduling
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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