Healthcare Risk Management Manager Salary

The average Healthcare Risk Management Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $75K annually. Female Healthcare Risk Management Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. Job satisfaction for Healthcare Risk Management Managers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$48,786 - $102,655
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$49K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $75,256
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$12.04 - $43.11
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$12
$28
$43
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$48,786 - $102,655  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,807  
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$43,773 - $102,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $43.11  
   
Overtime
$2.00 - $43.20  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,807  
   
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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$43,773 - $102,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Job Description for Healthcare Risk Management Manager

The role of a health care risk manager is vital to medical care facilities. They are responsible for minimizing the risks of accidents and errors that could end up costing the facility a lot of money in insurance and malpractice claims. In order to accomplish this, they must perform a wide variety of tasks, including creating and implementing policies to improve patient care and ensure employee safety. Risk managers may be required to work with the facility's legal team in case a malpractice situation or a workers compensation claim occurs.

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Healthcare Risk Management Manager Tasks

  • Examine, analyze and report on risk data to determine potential loss.
  • Gather, analyze and retain claims, worker's comp, or any associated risk data.
  • Create and implement educational programs to promote risk management in the organization.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the risk management program.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional, HIPPA, and JCAHO standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Risk Management Manager

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $66K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $64K on average. Healthcare Risk Management Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $80K. For some reason, Healthcare Risk Management Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $78K.

Healthcare Risk Management Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Healthcare Risk Management Manager in Chattanooga:
"Life In Risk Management."
As a Risk Manager, the one thing to keep in mind is that you must be flexible. You will make plans for your day and then your day may well take a vastly different direction. It will make report preparation a challenge. It will make organization a challenge. It will be important that as you respond to requests for information and advice, you take the time to care for yourself. Risk Managers work in a somewhat isolated environment in the hospital, dealing with confidential matters. Very few understand what we do. Work to make yourself and Risk Management an important member of the organization. Be visible. Do not bring your work home with you. It will be good for neither your nor your family.

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Experience Affects Healthcare Risk Management Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
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National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%