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Intake Coordinator Salary (United States)

Intake Coordinators in the United States can typically expect wages of $15.03 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. While nearly one in four report receiving no health benefits, most do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Women make up the vast majority of Intake Coordinators (88 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed 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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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,695 - $52,652  
   
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: 255
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.01 - $21.34  
   
Overtime
$13.30 - $32.23  
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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 to upper-end positions like Licensed Practical Nurse, who report median income of $37K. Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators or Office Managers are common next-step roles for Intake Coordinators moving up in their careers; annual pay for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators is $2K higher on average, and it's $2K higher for Office Managers.

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Popular Skills for Intake Coordinator

Intake Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Customer Relationship Management , Counseling, Customer Service, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in 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.
For Intake Coordinators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $32K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $36K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Intake Coordinators make $38K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $41K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience — of those surveyed, a fair portion land within this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up nearly one in seven of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in ten, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than one-tenth.

Pay Difference By Location

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For Intake Coordinators, Chicago provides a pay rate that is 18 percent greater than the national average. Other big spenders include San Antonio, New York, Minneapolis, and Atlanta, top-paying cities where Intake Coordinators see paychecks higher than average (+13 percent, +8 percent, +8 percent, and +6 percent). Intake Coordinators in Miami earn salaries far below the national average by 23 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Los Angeles and Tampa are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 7 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

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

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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%