Nurse Auditor Salary

The average rate for a Nurse Auditor is $28.71 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$54,496 - $79,480
$54K
$67K
$79K
MEDIAN: $66,525
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50%
90%

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$18.52 - $38.43
$19
$29
$38
MEDIAN: $28.71
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$54,496 - $79,480  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$42,322 - $79,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.52 - $38.43  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$42,322 - $79,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Nurse Auditor

Nurse auditors are tasked with analyzing medical records for patients to determine whether the documentation correctly identifies the patient's quality of care, medical necessities, ability to pay insurance, and utilization of their stay.

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Nurse Auditor Tasks

  • Performs audits to identify and resolve discrepancies on paid care accounts, patient billing accounts and other government accounts.
  • Protect the hospital's financial interests by reviewing third party charges, grievances and other billing issues.
  • Serve as clinical and financial consultant to patient accounts and hospital departments.
  • Review and audit billing, reimbursements and internal documentation to ensure adherence to technical guidelines.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Auditor

Pay by Experience for a Nurse Auditor has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse Auditor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse Auditor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Nurse Auditor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 12 salaries. A Nurse Auditor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Nurse Auditor

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Nurse Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
▲2%

Mid-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 12%