Clinical Coordinator Salary

Pay for Clinical Coordinators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $22.24 per hour. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the specific employer, followed by geography and experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Clinical Coordinators (89 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of Clinical Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$36,240 - $84,922
$36K
$55K
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MEDIAN: $55,289
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$15.08 - $38.96
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$0$84K
Salary $36,240 - $84,922
Bonus $310.94 - $7,726
Profit Sharing $512
Commission $2,250
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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$33,209 - $84,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 729
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $15.08 - $38.96
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $19.30 - $56.49
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $310.94 - $7,726
Commission $2,250
Profit Sharing $512
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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$33,209 - $84,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 952

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Job Description for Clinical Coordinator

Clinical coordinators are responsible for organizing and overseeing the administrative aspects of health services and hospital departments. They work in hospitals, clinics, academic medical programs, and other patient care environments. Among their daily duties, a clinical coordinator may plan budgets, oversee personnel hiring and training, schedule staff, manage supplies and inventory, and create and evaluate long-term programs and strategy for a hospital department. They may also ensure compliance with legal and hospital accreditation standards, oversee staff training and career development programs, evaluate effectiveness of patient care, and review staff performance. In an academic program, clinical coordinators may be responsible for overseeing student progress.

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Clinical Coordinator Tasks

  • Ensure adherence to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Monitors the research staff in effective and efficient use of laboratory and safety measures.
  • Coordinate inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Coordinator


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Clinical Coordinators may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Nursing Director. The latter position pays an average of $74K annually. It is quite typical for Clinical Coordinators to transition into roles as Clinical Nurse Managers or Nursing Managers, where reported median earnings are $22K and $23K higher per year.

Clinical Coordinator Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Coordinator


Dominating the field, DaVita Inc., HCA, Inc., UnitedHealth Group, healogics, and North Canyon Medical Center are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Clinical Coordinators. The biggest paychecks can be found at HCA, Inc. — the median salary there is $81K.

Popular Skills for Clinical Coordinator


Clinical Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Critical Care, registered nurse, and Counseling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 44 percent, 37 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Those listing Medical Terminology as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Insurance and Office Management also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Scheduling are also skilled in Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Most people skilled in People Management are similarly competent in Clinical Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 663 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 508 salaries. An experienced Clinical Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 442 salaries. A Clinical Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 188 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,519

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

Clinical Coordinators will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 65 percent. Clinical Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Baltimore (+29 percent), Richmond (+26 percent), New York (+25 percent), and Los Angeles (+20 percent). Phoenix ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 18 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Philadelphia and Minneapolis (16 percent lower).

Clinical Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Clinical Coordinator?

Clinical Coordinator in Waco:
"Great role, but many responsibilities."
Pros: Flexibility and autonomy are great! You usually can really shape your role in order to accommodate to the staff and patient needs.
Cons: The responsibilities can be overwhelming at times since you are designed to serve in an administrative capacity.

Clinical Coordinator in Virginia Beach:
"Leadership role."
Pros: Leadership, autonomy, room for growth.
Cons: Unpaid overtime, no significant change in salary when promoted.

Clinical Coordinator in New York:
"Change of pace."
Pros: I like that I am able to communicate with my boss in a way that is comfortable, and less stressful than my prior boss. I also love the flexibility I have with my schedule.
Cons: The floor that I work on now has a lot of issues and the stress can be overwhelming at times. The space that I was put in to work has no privacy and the floor is loud.

Clinical Coordinator in Mobile:
"Very demanding high responsibility."
Pros: I love to teach nursing! It's my calling in life. I will continue to look for additional learning and certifications while continuing my employment at SMC.
Cons: We have only 3 educators for 450 nurses plus CNA and monitor techs and unit secretaries. We need more education staff.

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Key Stats for Clinical Coordinator

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 256 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Clinical Coordinator Salaries

▲34%

▲11%

National Average
$52,000

▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Clinical Coordinator Salaries

Critical Care
▲43%

registered nurse
▲36%


Counseling
▲9%



National Average
$52,000




▼11%


Clinical Research
▼22%

Office Management
▼30%

Insurance
▼36%

Medical Terminology
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 18%
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