Medical Referral Coordinator Salary

Most Medical Referral Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $14.91 per hour. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,305 - $49,316
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$34K
$49K
MEDIAN: $33,999
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$11.30 - $18.48
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MEDIAN: $14.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,305 - $49,316  
   
Bonus
$262.50 - $2,200  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$23,822 - $39,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.30 - $18.48  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $27.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$262.50 - $2,200  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$23,822 - $39,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 279

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Job Description for Medical Referral Coordinator

Most of the time, medical referral coordinators work for hospitals, medical clinics, or doctor’s offices. They work directly with patients. They may work to support and encourage healthy lifestyles. They arrange appointments on behalf of patients to see other doctors that they are referred to. They keep accurate patient records. They prepare medical forms and other related material. They perform data entry. They must have computer skills.

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Medical Referral Coordinator Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Medical Referral Coordinator


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As Medical Referral Coordinators make advancements in their career path to positions such as Office Manager of a Medical Office, their salaries may climb. Office Managers of Medical Offices make $37K annually on average.

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Popular Skills for Medical Referral Coordinator


Medical Referral Coordinators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Customer Service, Medical Terminology, Insurance, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bilingual. Most people skilled in Electronic Medical Records are similarly competent in Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Referral Coordinator

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


For Medical Referral Coordinators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $30K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $32K. On average, Medical Referral Coordinators make $34K following one to two decades on the job. Medical Referral Coordinators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $35K.

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Key Stats for Medical Referral Coordinator

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Medical Referral Coordinator Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
$31,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Medical Referral Coordinator Salaries

Customer Service
▲4%

▲1%


Scheduling
▼0%

National Average
$31,000


Bilingual
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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