The average hourly pay for a Surgical Coordinator is $18.45.
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What Do Surgical Coordinators Do?
Surgical coordinators are responsible for all aspects of pre-operation activities for their medical facility. This work typically includes following a patient through many stages of preparatory work. Once a patient’s surgical needs have been identified, surgical coordinators work with their facility to secure a surgical schedule for the patient. They ensure that any necessary administrative clearance for the surgery to proceed is obtained. Additionally, surgical coordinators work with the pa…Read more
Surgical Coordinator Tasks
- Set surgery dates with patients that fit within doctor's schedule.
- Prepare information for patient.
- Ensure all preoperative testing is scheduled.
- Complete preoperative paperwork and obtain patient signatures.
Job Satisfaction for Surgical Coordinator
Popular Employer Salaries for Surgical Coordinator
The top respondents for the job title Surgical Coordinator are from the companies Mount Sinai Hospital, Northwell Health and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Reported salaries are highest at NYU Medical Center where the average pay is $27.25. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mount Sinai Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, earning around $22.86 and $20.46, respectively. ENT Associates pays the lowest at around $14.32. Northwell Health and Center For Pain Management also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $19.49 and $20.09, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Surgical Coordinators?
Skills in Scheduling, Insurance, Customer Service and Surgical coding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Surgical Coordinators?
An entry-level Surgical Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.97 based on 26 salaries. An early career Surgical Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.02 based on 440 salaries. A mid-career Surgical Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.14 based on 341 salaries. An experienced Surgical Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.75 based on 392 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Surgical Coordinator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (10.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (10.4% less), Miami, Florida (7.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.7% less).
Years of Experience
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