Nurse Practitioners represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $114K per year — though IT Senior Project Managers, Senior Systems Analysts, and Information Technology Consultants also do fairly well at $100K, around $90K, and about $75K, respectively. With salaries averaging $44K, Customer Service Supervisors are among the lowest paid at OptumHealth, Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in Hartford, Conn.; Boston, Mass. (approximately $90K), Minneapolis, Minn. ($89K), and Minnetonka, Minn. (around $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $58K) in Orlando, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, OptumHealth, Inc. pays its Connecticut employees the most; the pay rate there is $95K per year.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $81K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of OptumHealth, Inc. employees (29 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $68K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Certificate Holders earn approximately $113K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. OptumHealth, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance — these employees rake in around $133K per year.
Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $91K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at OptumHealth, Inc. is Project Management, with around a sixth considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Business Analysis as well.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most survey participants, and a large number of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. OptumHealth, Inc. folks also make good use of a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and optional telecommute / work from home.