A Nurse Case Manager earns an average salary of $64,071 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Utilization Review (UR) is associated with high pay for this job.
Nurse Case Manager Total Pay (?
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$49,334 - $81,120
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $64,071
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Nurse Case Manager Total Pay (?
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$22.33 - $40.30
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$49,334 - $81,120  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,077  
Profit Sharing
$0.37 - $4,904  
Commission
$0.00 - $125.00  
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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$48,760 - $83,790  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,420
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$22.33 - $40.30  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,077  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $125.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.37 - $4,904  
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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$48,760 - $83,790  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,420
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Job Description for Nurse Case Manager
Nurse case managers are registered nurses with at least an associate's degree in nursing (some employers prefer a bachelor's or master's degree). In addition to education, nurse case managers must also be licensed in the state of practice. Generally, nurse case managers have at least two years of experience as a floor nurse providing direct patient care before they move into the role of case management. Nurse case managers are employed in a variety of settings, including nursing homes, hospitals, and prison facilities. They work with patients to determine placement when additional services are needed, such as rehabilitation, social services or mental health services. Nurse case managers assess each patient's needs individually and develop a care plan for that specific patient. Nurse case managers are knowledgeable about local resources, which they integrate into the care of the patient. Organization is essential because the case load at any given time may be quite large. They also conduct admission and discharge planning for patients, which may involve coordination of hospital, hospice, rehab and home-bound patients. Nurse case managers must be aware of different insurance plans and the services each covers. Case managers may work a variety of shifts as needed to meet patient care. They work directly with the staff nurses, physicians and other health care personnel to coordinate services for optimal cost savings and benefit to the patient.
Nurse Case Manager Tasks
  • Provide utilization management for assigned patient case load.
  • Conduct admissions and discharge planning for hospital, hospice or home care patients.
  • Assess patient needs and develop a care plan.
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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Case Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Nurse Case Manager Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Nurse Case Manager Salaries

Acute Care
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Medicine / Surgery
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Quality Improvement / QA
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Case Management
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National Average
$64,000
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Home Health/Home Care
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Gender
Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
25%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 17%
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