Managed Care Manager Salary

The majority of Managed Care Managers in the United States — more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $44K to $89K per year, and the median is $67K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 80 percent of Managed Care Managers are female. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and more than half have vision insurance, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$47,981 - $87,381
$48K
$67K
$87K
MEDIAN: $67,432
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$11.33 - $59.60
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$60
MEDIAN: $26.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$47,981 - $87,381  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
Total Pay (?
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$43,904 - $89,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $59.60  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
   
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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$43,904 - $89,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Managed Care Manager

Managed care managers are in charge of managed care contracting, negotiating, and activity-managing for the health facility in which they work. They implement managed care contracts for the health care system in which they are designated and ensure coding and claims are in compliance with professional standards and state and/or federal requirements. They often interact with multiple departments within their facilities.​

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Managed Care Manager Tasks

  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
  • Ensure coding and claims are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Supervise staff, including the selection, training and development of managed care staff.
  • Analyze manage care reimbursement methods.
  • Participate in the manage care contracting activities.

Common Career Paths for Managed Care Manager


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Managed Care Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Director of Managed Care, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $98K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Managed Care Manager

Pay by Experience for a Managed Care Manager has a negative trend. An entry-level Managed Care Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Managed Care Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Managed Care Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 39 salaries. A Managed Care Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Managed Care Manager

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Managed Care Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲1%

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
$67,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Skills That Affect Managed Care Manager Salaries

Case Management
▲15%

National Average
$67,000

Managed Care
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 9%
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