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Medical Referral Coordinator Salary

Women comprise the majority of Medical Referral Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $13.71 per hour on average. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While close to a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and about one-half have dental, as well. Most Medical Referral Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$24,471 - $48,366
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MEDIAN: $36,782
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$10.40 - $17.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,471 - $48,366  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
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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$22,341 - $40,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $17.59  
   
Overtime
$10.21 - $24.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
   
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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$22,341 - $40,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 363
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Job Description for Medical Referral Coordinator

  • Communicate with patients to ensure follow-through with referrals.
  • Support doctors and patients in synchronizing appointments, authorizations, and tests taking place in different clinics.
  • Coordinate the process of referring patients to appropriate clinics.
  • Update records to assure all parties have accurate information.

Common Career Paths for Medical Referral Coordinator


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Medical Referral Coordinators' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Office Manager of a Medical Office. The average Office Manager of a Medical Office bring home $37K per year.

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Survey takers who work as Medical Referral Coordinators usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Insurance, Electronic Medical Records, and Scheduling can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Scheduling. It is not unusual for someone who knows Electronic Medical Records to be familiar with Insurance as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Referral Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $28K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $31K. Medical Referral Coordinators bring in $35K after working for 10 to 20 years. Medical Referral Coordinators who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $34K.

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Experience Affects Medical Referral Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Medical Referral Coordinator Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Scheduling
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 26%