Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinators in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $16.43 per hour. While close to a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and nearly two in five have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$20,608 - $53,327
(Median)
$21K
$37K
$53K
MEDIAN: $37,320
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90%

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$12.25 - $21.57
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,608 - $53,327  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,875  
Profit Sharing
$850 - $2,000  
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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$26,059 - $47,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $21.57  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $30.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,875  
   
Profit Sharing
$850 - $2,000  
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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$26,059 - $47,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Job Description for Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator

  • Explain objectives and procedures to patients or forward questions to ophthalmologist if needed.
  • Interview patients to complete documents, case histories, intake and insurance forms.
  • Schedule, confirm and maintain patient ophthalmic surgeries appointments.
  • Handles administration duties of office; ensure payment for services by verifying benefits with insurance provider and financing options.

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Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator

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


For Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $32K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $36K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $37K. As Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinators reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $44K.

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Experience Affects Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 24%
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