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Legal Nurse Consultant Salary

The average salary for a Legal Nurse Consultant is $70,593 per year.
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$49,580 - $92,403
(Median)
$50K
$71K
$92K
MEDIAN: $70,592
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$28.97 - $134.09
(Median)
$29
$54
$130
MEDIAN: $54.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$49,580 - $92,403  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,620  
Profit Sharing
$2,975 - $9,826  
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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$51,965 - $211,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$28.97 - $134.09  
   
Overtime
$31.01 - $74.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,620  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,975 - $9,826  
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).
)
$51,965 - $211,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 120
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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

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

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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.

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Experience Affects Legal Nurse Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Legal Nurse Consultant Salaries

National Average
$78,000

Medical Records
up arrow 1%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 37%