Medical Referral Coordinator Salary

Women account for the majority of Medical Referral Coordinators in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $14.40 per hour. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — nearly one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Work is enjoyable for Medical Referral Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,834 - $54,248
(Median)
$25K
$37K
$54K
MEDIAN: $36,637
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$10.99 - $18.27
(Median)
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,834 - $54,248  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,041  
Profit Sharing
$2,310  
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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$23,310 - $40,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.99 - $18.27  
   
Overtime
$6.38 - $25.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,310  
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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$23,310 - $40,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 351
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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

  • 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 may progress into high-paying roles like Office Manager of a Medical Office, where median compensation is $37K annually.

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Popular Skills for Medical Referral Coordinator


Medical Referral Coordinators typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Insurance, Electronic Medical Records, and Scheduling can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Scheduling. Those educated in Electronic Medical Records tend to be well versed in Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Referral Coordinator

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


Medical Referral Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $29K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $32K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Medical Referral Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $33K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $35K.

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Experience Affects Medical Referral Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Medical Referral Coordinator Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Scheduling
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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