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Average Salary for OptumHealth, Inc. Employees

The typical salary at OptumHealth, Inc. is $72K per year. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at OptumHealth, Inc., but your city and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. Responses to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

How This Employer Pays

OptumHealth, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: OptumHealth, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Senior Business Analyst (5)
$56,606 - $112,702  
[-]Senior Business Analyst (5)
Salary$55,146 - $101,394  
Bonus$1,071 - $9,238  
Total Pay$56,606 - $112,702  
[+]Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) (3)
$35,015 - $70,645  
[+]Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) (3)
Total Pay$35,015 - $70,645  
[+]Quality Manager (2)
$38,496 - $87,521  
[+]Quality Manager (2)
Salary$40,619 - $88,129  
Total Pay$38,496 - $87,521  
[+]Operations Manager (2)
$40,229 - $98,614  
[+]Operations Manager (2)
Salary$40,514 - $91,916  
Bonus$498.59 - $9,082  
Total Pay$40,229 - $98,614  
 Precise Range (?
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Bringing in the most money are Senior Clinical Consultants — their earnings average $111K. IT Senior Project Managers are a close second at about $96K along with Senior Business Analysts ($70K) and Operations Managers (approximately $69K). On the lower end are Senior Accountants at $57K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $118K annually) can be spotted in Chicago; Irvine ($91K), Basking Ridge (around $91K), and Eden Prairie ($90K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $65K, Boston is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $106K per year) in Illinois.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $62K. Overall, the greater share of OptumHealth, Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn $74K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $115K for Project Management Certificate Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of $105K per year. OptumHealth, Inc. compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration-holders the most at $89K annually.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Microsoft SQL Server; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $86K. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; slightly less than a fourth of OptumHealth, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with SQL, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for the greater part of workers, and for a strong majority of workers, dental coverage is too. OptumHealth, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a stock purchase plan, optional telecommute / work from home, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats

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$57,945 - $98,264
$54,392 - $108,172
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