Intake Coordinators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $15.25 per hour. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Intake Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 90 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$28,414 - $57,383
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MEDIAN: $39,053
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$11.70 - $21.54
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MEDIAN: $15.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,414 - $57,383  
   
Bonus
$10.21 - $3,523  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$24,978 - $50,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.70 - $21.54  
   
Overtime
$17.63 - $31.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$10.21 - $3,523  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$24,978 - $50,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 675

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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

  • Determine need for case management intervention.
  • Schedule assessments and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Review referrals and verify all physician information.
  • Initiate contact to gather required clinical and demographic data from patient and sources.

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Intake Coordinators' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator. Median pay for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators is $37K.

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Popular Skills for Intake Coordinator


Intake Coordinators report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Counseling, Bilingual, Microsoft Excel, and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 14 percent. Those listing Medical Coding as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Relations and Medical Terminology also typically command lower compensation. 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.


Intake Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. 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 $37K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $39K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,983

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Intake Coordinators, 34 percent above the national average. Intake Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Sacramento (+21 percent), Philadelphia (+17 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Atlanta (+14 percent). Richmond ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 11 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 8 percent less in Jacksonville and 7 percent less in Phoenix, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Intake Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Intake Coordinator?

Intake Coordinator in Marietta:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: I like being able to help others and connect a patient with the doctor that fits their needs.
Cons: The long hours, the inability to take time off without stress due to high demand of job especially because I am bilingual.

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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Key Stats for Intake Coordinator

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
053
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Intake Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Intake Coordinator Salaries


Bilingual
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

National Average
$34,000




Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 7%

Scheduling
up arrow 8%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 11%

Customer Relations
up arrow 14%

Medical Coding
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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