Medical Case Manager Salary

Women comprise the majority of Medical Case Managers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $58K per year on average. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Medical Case Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half.

$33,469 - $80,010

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$13.05 - $39.78

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,469 - $80,010  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$31,163 - $82,493  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$13.05 - $39.78  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $55.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$31,163 - $82,493  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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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.

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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.


Medical Case Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $41K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $50K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $66K. Medical Case Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $71K.

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Experience Affects Medical Case Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 17%
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