Approximately half of Managed Care Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $42K to $93K per year, but median earnings come to around $67K per year. Work is enjoyable for Managed Care Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. There are far more female Managed Care Managers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 83 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$44,541 - $90,494
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MEDIAN: $67,045
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$11.59 - $58.17
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$44,541 - $90,494  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
Total Pay (?
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$41,583 - $92,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Hourly Rate
$11.59 - $58.17  
   
Overtime
$16.00  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
   
Total Pay (?
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$41,583 - $92,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Managed Care Manager

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $64K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $67K on average. Managed Care Managers see a median salary of $70K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Managed Care Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Managed Care Manager Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Managed Care Manager Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 16%

National Average
$67,000

Managed Care
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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