Entry-Level Nurse Case Manager Salary

For Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers, yearly average wages total $65K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$51,967 - $82,462
$52K
$65K
$82K
MEDIAN: $65,208
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$23.15 - $39.81
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MEDIAN: $29.78
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$51,967 - $82,462  
   
Bonus
$506 - $9,060  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$50,639 - $83,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 770
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$23.15 - $39.81  
   
Overtime
$28.90 - $67.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$506 - $9,060  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$50,639 - $83,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 497
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UnitedHealth Group, Aetna, Inc., Anthem, Humana, Inc., and Molina Healthcare, Inc. are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers. UnitedHealth Group offers the best pay with a median salary of $71K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $51K and maxing out at just $88K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,320

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers, 26 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+19 percent), Boston (+17 percent), Houston (+14 percent), and Phoenix (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Minneapolis, which sits 9 percent below the national average. Milwaukee and Columbus are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

Nurse Case Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Nurse Case Manager in New York City:
Hold on hard to your integrity. Do not sell out - no matter what you see going on around you ... Even with other Nurses and administration. Proper utilization of hospital resources is important but patients and advocating for them must be a very high priority.

Nurse Case Manager in San Diego:
`"$None."`
Share your knowledge about the daily responsibilities, career path, stress levels, perks and valuable skills associated with this job.

Nurse Case Manager in Charlotte:
`"$Benefits package cost."`
Work smarter not harder don't give until it hurts. Collaborate with ancillary staff and MD for assistance. You are not an island so surround yourself with knowledgeable medical people it will prove beneficial for you as well as the member.

Nurse Case Manager in Columbus:
`"$Managed care."`
Learn every aspect of care management and available community resources. Seek certification in your desired field.

Key Stats for Nurse Case Manager

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Nurse Case Manager Salaries

Dialysis
▲11%

Oncology
▲4%

Utilization Review (UR)
▲3%


Medicine / Surgery
▲1%

Acute Care
▼0%

Geriatrics
▼0%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼0%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

Hospice
▼1%

Quality Improvement / QA
▼1%


Pediatrics
▼3%

Psychiatric
▼5%

Obstetrics
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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