Medical Case Manager Salary

Median pay for Medical Case Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $59K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. The vast majority (90 percent) of Medical Case Managers who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$33,426 - $79,738
(Median)
$33K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $58,541
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$12.97 - $39.92
(Median)
$13
$22
$40
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,426 - $79,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,500  
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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$31,171 - $82,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $39.92  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $55.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,500  
   
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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$31,171 - $82,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Job Description for Medical Case Manager

Medical case mangers serve as liaisons between medical doctors and their staff, as well as patients who have long-term health problems. They are primarily responsible for monitoring patients' treatment and insurance coverage plans to ensure that their needs are entirely met.

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Medical Case Manager Tasks

  • Recommend process and policies to improve quality of patient services and increase revenue.
  • Analyze information gathered by investigation; report findings and recommendations.
  • Interview or correspond with physicians to correct errors or omissions and to investigate questionable claims.
  • Compile, audit and analyze patient records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for cost control and care improvement efforts.

Common Career Paths for Medical Case Manager


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Moving into a Nurse Case Manager position seems to be a popular career progression. Median pay for this job is $62K annually.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Case Manager

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Medical Case Managers. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $42K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $50K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Medical Case Managers make a median salary of $66K. Medical Case Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $70K.

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Experience Affects Medical Case Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 18%
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