Women comprise the majority of Patient Care Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $15.83 per hour on average. In the world of Patient Care Coordinators, overall cash earnings stretch from $25K near the bottom to $59K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $8K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $4K, along with commissions approaching $18K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by experience level, followed by geography and the individual firm. Some workers in this field — close to one-fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,771 - $72,492
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$44K
$72K
MEDIAN: $43,917
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$11.90 - $23.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,771 - $72,492  
   
Bonus
$345.10 - $7,835  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $3,915  
Commission
$69.04 - $18,393  
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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$25,383 - $59,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 453
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.90 - $23.98  
   
Overtime
$17.67 - $34.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$345.10 - $7,835  
   
Commission
$69.04 - $18,393  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $3,915  
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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$25,383 - $59,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,513

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Job Description for Patient Care Coordinator

A patient care coordinator works in collaboration with the doctor, clinical nurse specialist (CNS), and treatment team. They formulate, develop, and revise treatment plans. The care coordinator must be able to prioritize and coordinate treatment activities, as well as interview patients and loved ones to gather information for assessments and complete them accurately.

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Patient Care Coordinator Tasks

  • Perform analytical and data entry tasks.
  • Answer patient calls, emails and questions, including finding answers and insurance estimates.
  • Confidentially manage patient accounts, including contact information, insurance, and financial information.
  • Schedule patient visits and answer pre-visit questions, including about billing and preparation.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

Common Career Paths for Patient Care Coordinator


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While not commonly seen, Patient Care Coordinators who transition into a Nursing Director position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Nursing Directors is $74K per year. As Patient Care Coordinators progress in their field, many go on to become Office Managers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $39K per year. Another common career choice for Patient Care Coordinators is to move into a Patient Coordinator role. Typically, Patient Coordinators get paid $34K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Care Coordinator


Patient Care Coordinators flock to Swedish Medical Center, Emory Healthcare, UnitedHealth Group, Western Dental Services, Inc., and Connect Hearing, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. For Patient Care Coordinators, comfortable salaries can be found at Emory Healthcare; in fact, median earnings sit around $42K, the highest in the area.

Popular Skills for Patient Care Coordinator


Survey results imply that Patient Care Coordinators deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know Hospice Care can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 81 percent above average. Patient Counseling and Case Management are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 12 percent and 81 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Bilingual, Billing, and Insurance. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Insurance and Patient Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Coordinator

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


Patient Care Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $33K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $37K on average. Patient Care Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $39K. As Patient Care Coordinators reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $46K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,042

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Home to some of the best pay for Patient Care Coordinators, St. Louis offers exceptional salaries, 26 percent above the national average. Patient Care Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+23 percent), Boston (+16 percent), Philadelphia (+16 percent), and New York (+16 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Portland. Employers also pay below the national average in Columbus (6 percent lower) and Dallas (3 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Patient Care Coordinator

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 256 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Patient Care Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Patient Care Coordinator Salaries

Hospice Care
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National Average
$35,000





Medical Coding
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Bilingual
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 256 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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