Intake Coordinator Salary (United States)

Intake Coordinators in the United States usually make around $15.03 per hour. Pay starts at $11.01 per hour and can approach $21.34 on the higher side. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While 25 percent report receiving no health benefits, 72 percent do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Intake Coordinators. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
Intake Coordinator Salary (?
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$28,695 - $52,652
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MEDIAN: $37,289
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Intake Coordinator Salary (?
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$11.01 - $21.34
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,695 - $52,652  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,002  
Total Pay (?
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$24,413 - $49,252  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.01 - $21.34  
   
Overtime
$13.30 - $32.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,002  
   
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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$24,413 - $49,252  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 513
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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 may experience a boost in pay as they move up the career ladder. Usually, an upper-level role like Licensed Practical Nurse will bring in slightly more money—an additional $3,531 annually. When Intake Coordinators are ready for the next step in their career, they often become Non-Profit Program Coordinators or Office Managers, where they can expect an additional $2,465 or $1,783 per year.

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Popular Skills for Intake Coordinator

Survey takers who work as Intake Coordinators usually report a few specific skills. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Counseling are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 9 percent and 8 percent respectively. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent 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, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Though starting salaries approximate $33K, they climb to $36K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $38K after 10 to 20 years. After a couple decades on the job, Intake Coordinators see only modest salary growth, with pay averaging $41K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 14 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 6 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 7 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—most of those surveyed fit this bill.

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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New York
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$33,000
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Tampa
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Los Angeles
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Home to some of the best pay for Intake Coordinators, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 18 percent above the national average. San Antonio, New York, Minneapolis, and Atlanta are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Intake Coordinators earning around 13 percent, 8 percent, 8 percent, and 6 percent more than average. Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Intake Coordinators in Miami earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average. Employers in Los Angeles and Tampa also lean toward paying below-median salaries (-7 percent and -6 percent, respectively).

Intake Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as an Intake Coordinator?
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
$33,000

Skills That Affect Intake Coordinator Salaries

Customer Service
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National Average
$33,000
Data Entry
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Insurance
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 166 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 25%
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