Entry-Level Nurse Case Manager Salary

Average Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers make around $66K per year. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$52,082 - $82,659
$52K
$66K
$83K
MEDIAN: $65,630
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$22.98 - $39.78
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MEDIAN: $29.73
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$0$83K
Salary $52,082 - $82,659
Bonus $509 - $8,500
Profit Sharing $1,800
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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$50,531 - $83,474
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 797
Hourly Data $0$68
Hourly Rate $22.98 - $39.78
Overtime $30.72 - $68.05
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $509 - $8,500
Profit Sharing $1,800
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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$50,531 - $83,474
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 536

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Popular Employer Salaries for Nurse Case Manager


UnitedHealth Group, Aetna, Inc., Anthem, Humana, Inc., and Molina Healthcare, Inc. are all popular places to work. 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: $64,709

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers that is 25 percent greater than the national average, Los Angeles offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+18 percent), Boston (+16 percent), Houston (+13 percent), and Phoenix (+13 percent). In Minneapolis, salaries are 9 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Milwaukee and Columbus (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 Albuquerque:
"Unrealistic expectations."
Vet the company.

Nurse Case Manager in Columbus:
Get 2 years experience, leave.

Nurse Case Manager in Long Beach:
Stay focus but keep life balance.

Nurse Case Manager in Missoula:
"Keep your focus."
Keep advancing your skills and knowledge.

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.

Key Stats for Nurse Case Manager

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Nurse Case Manager Salaries

Dialysis
▲10%

Oncology
▲3%

Utilization Review (UR)
▲2%

Medicine / Surgery
▲1%


Acute Care
▼0%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Geriatrics
▼1%

Hospice
▼1%

Quality Improvement / QA
▼1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼3%


Psychiatric
▼5%

Obstetrics
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 16%
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