Medical Case Manager Salary

Medical Case Managers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $59K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$33,532 - $79,531
(Median)
$34K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $58,666
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90%

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$14.53 - $40.76
(Median)
$15
$23
$41
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,532 - $79,531  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,725  
Profit Sharing
$2,050  
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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$31,606 - $82,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.53 - $40.76  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,725  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,050  
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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$31,606 - $82,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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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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Many Medical Case Managers move into Nurse Case Manager roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $63K 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Medical Case Managers. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $42K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $50K on average. Medical Case Managers bring in $68K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $70K.

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What is it like working as a Medical Case Manager?

Medical Case Manager in Knoxville:
"Work from home, help injured workers get the care they need."
Pros: Home office; medical research, helping people navigate a complex system.
Cons: We are in the middle of a person who has personal care needs and an insurance company who is trying to save money at all costs.

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Experience Affects Medical Case Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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