Intake Manager Salary
Median pay for Intake Managers in the United States is around $52K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Intake Managers making up 75 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Intake Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Intake Manager
Intake managers usually assist patients in the medical field by directing them to the services they need. They typically work in hospitals, but may also work in mental health facilities, crisis centers, and nursing homes.Read More...
Intake managers may perform a variety of clinical and clerical duties, as well as speak with patients and their families to ensure that patients get the assistance and specialized services they need for recovery. These managers may be responsible for daily logs and maintaining supply inventory, coordinating referrals, and communicating with other medical professionals.
Strong communication and organizational skills are important in this position, and technical skills, customer service skills, and knowledge of medical procedures are highly beneficial. Intake managers are expected to be critical thinkers, yet compassionate and able to solve problems that may arise unexpectedly. They must also be patient to resolve patrons' questions and concerns.
Intake managers must be able to manage daily activities and may work with case managers and branch managers in addition to patients. They typically have a background in licensed clinical social work, counseling, or nursing, and requirements for this position can vary depending on the employer.
Intake Manager Tasks
- Coordinate and implement marketing promotions and inform staff.
- Document budget, processes, standard procedures and emergency plans.
- Supervise and train on all intake processes and lead by example.
- Handle disgruntled clients, crises and disagreements.
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Pay by Experience Level for Intake Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $48K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $42K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Intake Managers make a median salary of $63K. For some reason, Intake Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $53K.