Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Referral Coordinator Salary (United States)

Women account for the majority of Referral Coordinators in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $14.18 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $10.96 per hour, and the top verges on $18.25. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While one-fifth report receiving no health benefits, a fair portion do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Referral Coordinator Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$23,954 - $52,979
(Median)
24K
29K
39K
53K
MEDIAN: $33,339
10%
25%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Referral Coordinator Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$10.96 - $18.25
(Median)
11
13
14
16
18
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,954 - $52,979  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
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).
)
$23,107 - $39,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $18.25  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $27.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
   
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).
)
$23,107 - $39,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 404
Is Referral Coordinator your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

Job Description for Referral Coordinator

A referral coordinator works in the medical field, at medical institutions such as private practices and hospitals. The position generally requires at least an associate’s degree, and it often requires experience in the health care field. The referral coordinator oversees patient billing and should have experience with billing and be comfortable using medical coding. Some positions also require the referral coordinator to be a certified medical reimbursement specialist.
Read More...
Referral Coordinator Tasks
  • Ensure that follow-up referral appointments and reports were kept and received.
  • Prepare medical records prior to patient visit.
  • Performs patient referrals and authorizations by completing and submitting documents and discussing with providers, insurance carriers and patients.
  • Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries and medical consultations.
  • Maintain referral records and report on data.

Referral Coordinator Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Skills for Referral Coordinator

Survey results suggest that Referral Coordinators put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Insurance, Customer Service, Medical Records, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Medical Records and Medical Coding. Those proficient in Insurance are, more often than not, also skilled in Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Referral Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Referral Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $29K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $31K. For Referral Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $33K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $34K. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; most of respondents fall in this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up just under one in four of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in twenty, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
up arrow 24%
Atlanta
up arrow 18%
Portland
up arrow 12%
Tacoma
up arrow 12%
Jacksonville
up arrow 6%
Phoenix
up arrow 3%
National Average
$30,000
Richmond
up arrow 1%
Orlando
up arrow 3%
Houston
up arrow 6%
San Diego
up arrow 10%
Yakima
up arrow 16%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
For Referral Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Referral Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+18 percent), Portland (+12 percent), Tacoma (+12 percent), and Jacksonville (+6 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Yakima. Employers pay around 10 percent less in San Diego and 6 percent less in Houston, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Related Job Salaries

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Experience Affects Referral Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Referral Coordinator Salaries

Insurance
0%
National Average
$30,000
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Scheduling
up arrow 3%
Medical Records
up arrow 3%
Medical Coding
up arrow 3%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 20%