Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary (United States)

Women comprise the majority of Hospice Nurse Case Managers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $28.87 per hour on average. The top of the range reaches $38.38, and the bottom approaches $23.96 per hour. While geography and tenure impact pay for this group, the particular firm is the most influential factor. The vast majority of folks in this line of work enjoy health insurance benefits; most receive both medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Hospice Nurse Case Managers. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary (?
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$48,169 - $72,958
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MEDIAN: $60,338
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Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary (?
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$23.96 - $38.38
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$48,169 - $72,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,328  
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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$49,603 - $79,091  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$23.96 - $38.38  
   
Overtime
$28.85 - $55.04  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$0.00 - $1,328  
   
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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$49,603 - $79,091  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 377
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Job Description for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Hospice nurse case managers manage patient care, ensuring that proper nursing and hospice procedures are followed at all times. They are responsible for assessing patients' needs, creating a care plan, helping implement this plan, recording case-related information, and answering patient and family questions as needed. Additionally, they handle hospice care complaints and follow up with a solution in a timely manner. One of the hospice nurse case manager's main tools includes a personal computers to record patient information and case details for future reference; they also must be proficient with basic office software and telephones to communicate with families, prospective patients, and colleagues. In all tasks, hospice nurse case managers must follow all safety and privacy protocols.
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Hospice Nurse Case Manager Tasks
  • Recommend process and policies to improve quality of patient services and increase revenue.
  • Analyze information gathered by investigation; report findings and recommendations.
  • Interview or correspond with physicians to correct errors or omissions and to investigate questionable claims.
  • Compile, audit and analyze patient records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for cost control and care improvement efforts.

Common Career Paths for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

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Hospice Nurse Case Managers do not experience a change in pay as they move up the career ladder. Oftentimes, an upper-level role like Nurse Case Manager will not bring in more money than some lower-level roles.

Hospice Nurse Case Manager Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Those at Gentiva can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $71,780.
The smallest paychecks can be found at HCR ManorCare—the median salary there is $58,786; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with salaries starting at only $51K and climbing to $100K. Also approaching the lower end are Gentiva Health Services, Inc. at $60,867 and Home Health and Hospice Care at $67,456.

Popular Skills for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Survey takers who work as Hospice Nurse Case Managers report a focused set of job skills. The majority of those who know Case Management also know Hospice.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Across the entire workforce, experience and pay tend to be weakly linked—those with more experience do not necessarily bring in much higher salaries. Early in their career, Hospice Nurse Case Managers do not see a dramatic shift in salary; typically starting at $60K, pay reaches $61K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $63K. After spending 20 years in the field, salary continues to increase (though at a slower pace) for Hospice Nurse Case Managers and pay is expected at $65K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 20 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 15 percent. More than half of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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For Hospice Nurse Case Managers, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 6 percent above the national average. Hospice Nurse Case Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+5 percent) and Atlanta (+2 percent). The lowest-paying market is St. Louis, which sits 14 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries

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$61,000

Skills That Affect Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries

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$61,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%
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