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Medical Case Manager Salary

Medical Case Managers in the United States take home approximately $57K annually on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Medical Case Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 89 percent. Most Medical Case Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,359 - $78,908
(Median)
$33K
$57K
$79K
MEDIAN: $57,265
10%
50%
90%

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$12.90 - $40.05
(Median)
$13
$22
$40
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,359 - $78,908  
   
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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$31,118 - $81,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 277
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.90 - $40.05  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $55.15  
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$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).
)
$31,118 - $81,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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Job Description for Medical Case Manager

  • 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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Medical Case Managers often transition into upper-level roles like Nurse Case Manager, for which the average compensation is $62K per year.

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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. The average inexperienced worker earns $42K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $50K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $64K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $70K.

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Experience Affects Medical Case Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

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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