Intake Coordinator Salary

Intake Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $15.04 per hour. Compensation ranges between $11.08 per hour and $21.34. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — just under one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Women account for the majority of Intake Coordinators who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Intake Coordinators. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,958 - $55,184

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$11.08 - $21.34

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,958 - $55,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,023  
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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$24,606 - $49,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.08 - $21.34  
   
Overtime
$14.47 - $32.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,023  
   
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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$24,606 - $49,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 607
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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 often transition into upper-level roles like Licensed Practical Nurse, for which the average compensation is $37K per year. Intake Coordinators typically move into roles as Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators or Office Managers, and those positions pay $3K more and $2K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Intake Coordinator


Intake Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Counseling, Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Electronic Medical Records, Data Entry, and Insurance. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Intake Coordinator

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $32K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $36K. Intake Coordinators see a median salary of $39K after reaching one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Intake Coordinator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $42K.

Pay Difference by Location


Intake Coordinators earn a generous sum in the state of California: In particular, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Sacramento have higher pay rates than anywhere else in the country, each offering salaries above the national average. The smallest paychecks in the market, 15 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami. Tampa and Dallas are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 4 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



National Average
$34,000

Customer Service
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Insurance
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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