Medical Referral Coordinator Salary (United States)

Most Medical Referral Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $13.58 per hour;. Compensation starts at $10.37 per hour and can reach $17.32. Although most have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, 26 percent claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Medical Referral Coordinators. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Medical Referral Coordinator Salary (?
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$23,690 - $46,633
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MEDIAN: $35,818
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Medical Referral Coordinator Salary (?
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$10.37 - $17.32
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,690 - $46,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
Total Pay (?
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$22,291 - $39,900  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.37 - $17.32  
   
Overtime
$13.01 - $24.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
   
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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$22,291 - $39,900  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 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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As Medical Referral Coordinators make advancements in their career path, salaries may climb quite a bit. Those in less important roles may make $8,017 less annually than those in higher-end positions, such as Medical Office Manager.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Referral Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
At career start, salaries are typically $28K, which grow to $30K after five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $34K. Following a couple decades of work, Medical Referral Coordinators watch their salaries dip to an average of $33K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 17 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, most land within this radius.

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Experience Affects Medical Referral Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%
Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Medical Referral Coordinator Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 3%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 26%
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