The highest paychecks go to IT Senior Project Managers, who earn an average approximately $103K per year, closely trailed by Information Technology Project Managers ($90K), Senior Data Analysts (around $75K), and Nurse Case Managers ($73K). Among the lower-paid positions at OptumHealth, Inc. are Customer Service Supervisors — the median salary for this role approaches about $44K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in Hartford, Conn.; Minneapolis, Minn. ($87K), Dallas, Texas ($85K), and Rocky Hill, Conn. (around $81K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Orlando, Fla. — at about $59K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, OptumHealth, Inc. employees make the most in Connecticut, earning $98K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $81K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $64K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $88K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Adult Nurse Practitioners receive bigger paychecks (around $114K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Board Certified is rewarded with median pay of approximately $105K annually. OptumHealth, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Health Services Administration — these employees rake in $123K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Business Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $80K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among OptumHealth, Inc. workers, with slightly less than one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At OptumHealth, Inc., most survey participants have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and optional telecommute / work from home.