Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator (RN) Salary

Quality Assurance Coordinators in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and close to one-half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $63K per year, but may range from $47K to $88K per year. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. The majority of Quality Assurance Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,579 - $88,462
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$49K
$63K
$88K
MEDIAN: $62,974
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$21.68 - $40.85
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$22
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$41
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,579 - $88,462  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,948  
Total Pay (?
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$47,043 - $87,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.68 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,948  
   
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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$47,043 - $87,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator (RN)

  • Assist with inquiries by outside agencies during audits or reviews.
  • Assist in the development of processes and procedures to ensure quality patient services and compliance of professional standards.
  • Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Analyze and monitor performance data to determine trends to reduce costs and improve patient services.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator (RN)


Survey results suggest that Quality Assurance Coordinators put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Case Management, Medicine / Surgery, Quality Improvement / QA, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Quality Assurance / Quality Control. Those familiar with Acute Care also tend to know Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator (RN)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $57K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $63K. For Quality Assurance Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $67K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $68K on average.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator (RN) Salaries



Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator (RN) Salaries



Quality Improvement / QA
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Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
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National Average
$62,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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