Family Nurse Practitioners earn the highest median pay at around $97K annually, followed by Senior Systems Analysts (about $90K), Product Managers of Healthcare ($75K), and Nurse Case Managers ($74K). Near the bottom at OptumHealth, Inc. are Operations Managers, pulling in an average of just approximately $56K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K per year) can be spotted in Hartford, Conn.; Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $97K), Minneapolis, Minn. (about $92K), and Minnetonka, Minn. ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Orlando, Fla.; in fact, at $60K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Connecticut; salaries there average to $96K annually.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $65K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at OptumHealth, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $82K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of OptumHealth, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $87K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Board Certifieds receive bigger paychecks (approximately $105K annually) than those without credentials. Earning an American Nurses Credentialing Center Member certification garners significant financial rewards of $97K per year on average. OptumHealth, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are also well compensated, earning about $82K on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Geriatrics; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $94K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; around a sixth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Business Analysis, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for most respondents, and for a large number of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at OptumHealth, Inc. are a stock purchase plan, life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.