Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator (RN) Salary

Quality Assurance Coordinators in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — approximately half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $47K to $88K per year, median earnings come to $63K per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Quality Assurance Coordinators. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's 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
$29
$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 (?
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: 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 educated in Acute Care tend to be well versed in 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.


For many Quality Assurance Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $57K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $63K. Quality Assurance Coordinators bring in $67K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $68K.

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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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