Most Residency Program Coordinators in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $47K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. For the most part, Residency Program Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$34,758 - $64,001
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$35K
$47K
$64K
MEDIAN: $47,369
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,758 - $64,001  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
Profit Sharing
$430.00  
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$31,454 - $60,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.53 - $25.26  
   
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$0.00  
Overtime
$18.55 - $36.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
   
Profit Sharing
$430.00  
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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$31,454 - $60,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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Job Description for Residency Program Coordinator

Residency program coordinators are responsible for the administrative duties surrounding a medical residency program within a teaching hospital or medical facility. Coordinators work closely with medical residents (student doctors in training), helping ensure that they are getting the education needed and are on track for graduation. Ensuring that their site can earn full accreditation is also a main focus for program coordinators. They must remain up-to-date and knowledgeable of accreditation standards to ensure compliance.

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Residency Program Coordinator Tasks

  • Match residents and their areas of medical interest at teaching hospital for residency training.
  • Review medical school records and qualifications of applicants to guarantee facility has medical residents appropriate to hospital goals.
  • Interact with doctors, fellows, administrators and institutional and regulatory agencies to ensure correct placement of resident physicians.

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Pay by Experience Level for Residency Program Coordinator

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Residency Program Coordinators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $42K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $45K. For Residency Program Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $56K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,686

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Surpassing the national average by 29 percent, Residency Program Coordinators in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Residency Program Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+23 percent), Houston (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Miami (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 17 percent, Detroit is the market with the smallest paychecks. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Little Rock (9 percent lower) and Atlanta (4 percent lower).

Residency Program Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Residency Program Coordinator?

Residency Program Coordinator in Columbus:
"Organizing and Scheduling."
Pros: The majority of what I do is a lot of complex organizing, scheduling, calendar management. I also submit evaluations and complete forms and surveys for the program accreditation.
Cons: The pay could be higher, I am away from my baby boy all day, I commute through the worst traffic.

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Experience Affects Residency Program Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Residency Program Coordinator Salaries

Project Management
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Program Management
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Scheduling
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National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Office
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People Management
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Organizational Development
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Recruiting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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