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Intake Coordinator Salary

Intake Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $14.98 per hour on average. Pay ranges from $10.91 per hour on the low end to $21.07 on the high end. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Intake Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 88 percent. Work is enjoyable for Intake Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While roughly a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$29,264 - $54,483
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MEDIAN: $38,000
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$10.91 - $21.07
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,264 - $54,483  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,009  
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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$24,356 - $49,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 249
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.91 - $21.07  
   
Overtime
$13.09 - $32.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,009  
   
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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$24,356 - $49,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 519
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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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A typical career transition for a Intake Coordinator is to move to a Licensed Practical Nurse position, an upper-level role, where median pay is $37K annually. Intake Coordinators most often move into positions as Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators or Office Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $3K higher and $2K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Intake Coordinator


Intake Coordinators only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Counseling, Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Entry. The majority of those 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $32K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $36K. Intake Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $38K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $42K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Intake Coordinators that is 20 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Intake Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Antonio (+14 percent), New York (+8 percent), Minneapolis (+8 percent), and Dallas (+6 percent). Intake Coordinators in Miami earn salaries far below the national average by 24 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Tampa (6 percent less) and Los Angeles (5 percent less).

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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Intake Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Intake Coordinator Salaries



Customer Service
0%

National Average
$33,000

Insurance
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Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 157 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 25%