$45,094
Avg. Salary
$16.31
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,015

Bonus

$1,500

Profit Sharing

$3,800

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Patient Care Coordinator is $16.31 per hour.

The average pay for a Patient Care Coordinator is $45,094 per year.

10%
$12.37
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$16.31
50%
$24.50
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90%
MEDIAN $16.31
10%
$31k
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$45k
50%
$72k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $45,094
$30,604 - $72,486
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MEDIAN: $45,094
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$0$72K
Salary $30,604 - $72,486
Bonus $205 - $6,019
Profit Sharing $303 - $3,589
Commission $101 - $18,873
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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$26,657 - $60,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 838
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.37 - $24.50
Hourly Tips $0.38
Overtime $18.10 - $35.56
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $205 - $6,019
Commission $101 - $18,873
Profit Sharing $303 - $3,589
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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$26,657 - $60,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,987

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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It's not very common for Patient Care Coordinators to move on to become Nursing Directors. Average pay for a Nursing Director is $74K annually. An Office Manager role is the most common promotion for Patient Care Coordinators moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $39K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Patient Care Coordinators is a Patient Coordinator position, where earnings are usually $34K.

Patient Care Coordinator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Patient Care Coordinator


Survey takers working as Patient Care Coordinators report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Case Management, Patient Counseling, People Management, and Patient Education are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 12 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Bilingual, Medical Terminology, and Billing. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Insurance and Patient Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Patient Care Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Patient Care Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 1,123 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Patient Care Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 533 salaries. An experienced Patient Care Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 426 salaries. A Patient Care Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 177 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,930

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Patient Care Coordinators, 27 percent above the national average. Patient Care Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+16 percent), New York (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and Philadelphia (+15 percent). In Portland, salaries are 9 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Columbus (6 percent less) and San Diego (3 percent less).

Patient Care Coordinator Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Patient Care Coordinator?

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 San Jose:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Talking with different patients daily and focusing on their concerns and/or questions.
Cons: No always able to get ahold of a patient.

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.

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Key Stats for Patient Care Coordinator

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 649 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Patient Care Coordinator Salaries

▲26%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
$36,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Patient Care Coordinator Salaries





Oral / Verbal Communication
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$36,000




▼6%

Medical Coding
▼7%

▼9%

▼9%

Medical Terminology
▼10%

Bilingual
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 649 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 27%