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Legal Nurse Consultant Salary

The average pay for a Legal Nurse Consultant is $71,731 per year. 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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$50,125 - $96,526
(Median)
$50K
$72K
$97K
MEDIAN: $71,730
10%
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90%

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$29.28 - $129.73
(Median)
$29
$59
$130
MEDIAN: $59.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$50,125 - $96,526  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,803  
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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$53,255 - $213,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$29.28 - $129.73  
   
Overtime
$31.14 - $138.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,803  
   
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).
)
$53,255 - $213,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 149

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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 9%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Legal Nurse Consultant Salaries

National Average
$80,000

Medical Records
up arrow 4%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 11%

Research Analysis
up arrow 13%

registered nurse
up arrow 13%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 39%
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