Disability Case Managers in the United States earn $49K per year on average across the nation, but experienced workers receive a significantly higher median of $59K. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $42K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $48K. Disability Case Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $59K. Disability Case Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,067 - $70,112
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$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,565
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$13.35 - $32.25
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MEDIAN: $18.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,067 - $70,112  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
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$31,403 - $69,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $32.25  
   
Overtime
$30.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$198.66 - $5,106  
   
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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$31,403 - $69,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Disability Case Manager

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Disability Case Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Disability Case Manager Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Claim Handling
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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