Intake Coordinator Salary (United States)

Pay for Intake Coordinators in the United States is typically around $15.03 per hour. The range in pay spans from $11.01 per hour to $21.34. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. About a quarter of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, most report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. For the most part, Intake Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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  
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  
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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Compensation may increase for Intake Coordinators who advance in their career. Upper-end positions like Licensed Practical Nurse oftentimes make an additional $3,531 per year than lower-end positions. Intake Coordinators typically move into roles as Non-Profit Program Coordinators or Office Managers, where they can expect an extra $2,465 or $1,783 per year.

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Popular Skills for Intake Coordinator

Survey results show that Intake Coordinators use a fair number of skills. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Counseling are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 9 percent and 8 percent respectively. 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.
Though Intake Coordinators can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. After five to 10 years, starting salaries jump from $33K to $36K. Pay amounts to $38K after 10 to 20 years. As Intake Coordinators approach two decades on the job, pay accelerates at a slower pace, and typical earnings come to $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. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; most of respondents fall in this range.

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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New York
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For Intake Coordinators, Chicago provides a pay rate that is 18 percent greater than the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include San Antonio, New York, Minneapolis, and Atlanta, where Intake Coordinators typically earn around 13 percent, 8 percent, 8 percent, and 6 percent more than usual. Intake Coordinators' salaries are heavily influenced by location—Intake Coordinators in Miami bring in salaries that are 23 percent lower than the national average. Workers in Los Angeles and Tampa earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (-7 percent and -6 percent).

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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$33,000
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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%