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Intake Coordinator Salary

Earnings for Intake Coordinators in the United States come in at around $15.00 per hour on average. Pay generally varies between $11.10 per hour and $21.14. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Women make up the vast majority of Intake Coordinators (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,132 - $55,338
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,176
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$11.10 - $21.14
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,132 - $55,338  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,015  
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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$24,682 - $49,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $21.14  
   
Overtime
$14.39 - $33.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,015  
   
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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$24,682 - $49,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 569

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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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Many Intake Coordinators move into Licensed Practical Nurse roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $37K per year. Intake Coordinators moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators or Office Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $2K higher and $2K higher, 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. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Medical Records and Data Entry. Most people who know 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Intake Coordinators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $32K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $36K. For Intake Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $39K. Intake Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $42K.

Pay Difference by Location


Intake Coordinators will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 59 percent. Intake Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+19 percent), Chicago (+16 percent), Sacramento (+16 percent), and San Antonio (+13 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Intake Coordinators in Miami earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average. Workers in Tampa and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 3 percent less, 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 Service
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National Average
$34,000

Insurance
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Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 155 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 25%