Entry-Level Nurse Case Manager Salary (United States)

A relatively young group of workers, more than three-quarters of Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers report fewer than five years of experience; the average pay for this young group is around $59,749 annually. Total cash income, which bottoms out near $48,059 and peaks near $75,619, incorporates potential for more than $4,217 from bonuses and close to $2,013 from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Benefits are plentiful in this line of work; most people have both medical and dental plans, and more than half have vision insurance. Most Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
Entry-Level Nurse Case Manager Salary (?
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$48,059 - $75,619
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $59,606
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Entry-Level Nurse Case Manager Salary (?
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$21.28 - $36.47
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$48,059 - $75,619  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,217  
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $2,013  
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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$46,478 - $77,146  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 785
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$21.28 - $36.47  
   
Overtime
$3.03 - $60.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,217  
   
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $2,013  
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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$46,478 - $77,146  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 450
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Washington
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Los Angeles
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Portland
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Chicago
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Houston
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Boston
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San Antonio
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Minneapolis
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Tampa
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National Average
$60,000
Milwaukee
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Columbus
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Orlando
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St. Louis
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Indianapolis
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New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers, 33 percent above the national average. Washington, Los Angeles, Portland, and Chicago are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers earning around 28 percent, 21 percent, 17 percent, and 8 percent more than average. The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Indianapolis. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are St. Louis (-8 percent) and Columbus (-7 percent).

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nurse Case Manager Salaries

Utilization Review (UR)
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Nursery
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Case Management
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Acute Care
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Medicine / Surgery
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Geriatrics
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Quality Improvement / QA
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National Average
$60,000
Home Health/Home Care
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Hospice
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Pediatrics
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Obstetrics
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Psychiatric
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%
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