Entry-Level Patient Care Coordinator Salary

Average Entry-Level Patient Care Coordinators make around $15.15 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Patient Care Coordinators. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,620 - $63,151
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$41K
$63K
MEDIAN: $40,938
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$11.61 - $20.86
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MEDIAN: $15.16
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$0$63K
Salary $29,620 - $63,151
Bonus $259.12 - $9,899
Profit Sharing $3,000
Commission $69.53 - $20,134
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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$24,820 - $51,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 246
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.61 - $20.86
Hourly Tips $0.38
Overtime $16.00 - $30.06
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $259.12 - $9,899
Commission $69.53 - $20,134
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$24,820 - $51,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 985

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,372

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Patient Care Coordinators, 22 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Patient Care Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+20 percent), Seattle (+18 percent), Reston (+14 percent), and Chicago (+9 percent). The lowest-paying market is Cleveland, which sits 12 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Charlotte (10 percent lower) and Portland (5 percent lower).

Patient Care Coordinator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Patient Care Coordinator in Holyoke:
"I wish I knew I was worth more money."
I took the same hourly rate of pay when went from direct care nurse to utilization review/patient care coordinator. I should have asked for 5 more dollars and hour at least.

Patient Care Coordinator in Ventura:
"Medical terminology."
Work hard and love your job.

Patient Care Coordinator in San Diego:
"Multi task!!!"
Be ready for a very fast paced multi tasking job with little to no help. You will do the job of at least 2 people 90 percent of the time with not a second to yourself. High stress. Perks are the bonuses we get each month and working inside with climate control. Heavy phones, paperwork, and constant interruptions. Lucky if you get a lunch let alone a break. Need good phone ettiquete, lots of patience, be able to prioritize, assist with insurance verification, and good memory.

Patient Care Coordinator in Bellevue:
Be aware, proactive, take initiative, be sincere, be empathetic, modulate your voice, speak distinctly, utilize business English in writing and speaking, keep a smile on your face when speaking on the phone.

Patient Care Coordinator in Los Gatos:
"Get clear job description."
My job involves many things beyond the original scope of the position as a PCC. The plastic surgeons are wonderful people but by nature expect too much and want you to be perfect vs human. Be sure to have firm parameters and clear job description.

Patient Care Coordinator in Bothell:
"Additional Responsibilities."
Additional tasks include proofing and report generating, credentialing doctors with insurance companies, keeping on top of employers online patient management system and collaborative software, additional light janitorial. Flexibility is important. Awareness of privacy considerations and responsibilities in open office environment.

Patient Care Coordinator in Santa Fe:
"PCC Job."
Make sure that you know a lot about insurance companies. When you take your course when I did there was not much out there at that time, also pay very close attention to your provider for every detaile.

Key Stats for Patient Care Coordinator

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Patient Care Coordinator Salaries

Patient Counseling
▲6%

Case Management
▲5%

People Management
▲4%


Sales
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼2%



▼5%

▼7%

▼7%

Bilingual
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 29%
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