Intake Coordinator Salary

For Intake Coordinators, hourly average wages total $15.15 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $11.37 per hour, and the top verges on $21.54. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Intake Coordinators (90 percent) who answered the questionnaire. While slightly more than a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. This report is based on responses to 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
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$11
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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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For Intake Coordinators, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Intake Coordinators earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator.

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Popular Skills for Intake Coordinator


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. 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. Most people experienced in Customer Service also know Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Intake Coordinator

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


Intake Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $32K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $37K. Intake Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $39K. 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 $42K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,790

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

Intake Coordinators will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 34 percent. 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). With compensation 17 percent below the national average, Orlando is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Tampa and Phoenix (8 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Intake Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as an Intake Coordinator?

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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