Legal Nurse Consultant Salary

The average pay for a Legal Nurse Consultant is $49.94 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$50,712 - $100,068
$51K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,688
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$28.38 - $127.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$50,712 - $100,068  
   
Bonus
$525 - $9,887  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$54,541 - $209,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$28.38 - $127.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.22  
Overtime
$34.24 - $154.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$525 - $9,887  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$54,541 - $209,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151

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Job Description for Legal Nurse Consultant

The position of a legal nurse consultant is employed primarily by insurance companies. Most companies in this industry require applicants to be registered nurses (RNs) and prefer those who have several years of clinical experience; some companies may search specifically for RNs who have worked in other departments of the hospital, such as the emergency room. Some companies prefer applicants who have legal certificates or paralegal training. Nurses with previous experience in case management or other legal matters are also preferred.

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Legal Nurse Consultant Tasks

  • Collect, organize, audit, and maintain records for legal purposes.
  • Instruct people about standards of care, potential causality and risks.
  • Prepare visualizations and graphs for trials.
  • Create summaries, reports, and invoices to document recommendations and hours.
  • Review, analyze, understand, and make recommendations about health records.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Nurse Consultant

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

Legal Nurse Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legal Nurse Consultant?

Legal Nurse Consultant in 32935:
"Very challenging and exciting."
Pros: Opportunity to own my business but prefer an "in-house" position for consistency. Looking forward to bringing a positive attitude and energy to any opportunity upon our relocation back to the states after being deployed to Saudi Arabia for five years due to husband's deployment to Riyadh, SA.
Cons: Cases can be hard to recruit and market. Inconsistent income.

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Key Stats for Legal Nurse Consultant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Nurse Consultant Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$82,000

▼1%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Legal Nurse Consultant Salaries

Critical Care
▲4%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲3%


National Average
$82,000



registered nurse
▼15%

Legal Document Review
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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