Disability Case Manager Salary

The national average salary for Disability Case Managers is $48K annually; by contrast, late-career professionals enjoy a significantly higher average pay rate, around $61K. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $42K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $47K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. Disability Case Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $61K. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,361 - $70,865
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$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,288
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$13.58 - $25.67
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Salary $35,361 - $70,865
Bonus $484.79 - $4,122
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$32,343 - $68,865
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.58 - $25.67
Overtime $36.38
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $484.79 - $4,122
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,343 - $68,865
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Disability Case Manager

A disability case manager is primarily responsible for assisting and supporting patients with disabilities, as well as choosing health care services. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a field such as Nursing, Human Services or Social Work from an accredited institution, while many positions require a Master’s degree in these fields. In addition to education, this position often requires at least one year of experience in direct care for mentally- or developmentally-disabled patients, as well as training within social work, counseling, occupational therapy and other specialties within the field.

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Disability Case Manager Tasks

  • Oversee employee transitions through the disability process, from filing a claim to returning to work.
  • Examine contributing factors to determine when and how an employee will return to work.
  • Review all applicable contractual, medical, and work-related documentation to determine claims eligibility.
  • Process disability requests, conducting employee interviews and research as needed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Disability Case Manager

Pay by Experience for a Disability Case Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Disability Case Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 77 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Disability Case Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Disability Case Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 40 salaries. A Disability Case Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Disability Case Manager

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Disability Case Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Disability Case Manager Salaries

Case Management
▲5%

Customer Service
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼3%

Claim Handling
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 13%
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