Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary

Quality Improvement Coordinators in the United States can expect wages of $67K per year on average. Earnings generally vary between $50K and $87K per year. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. For the most part, Quality Improvement Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Quality Improvement Coordinators are female. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,927 - $86,563
(Median)
$50K
$67K
$87K
MEDIAN: $67,168
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90%

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$24.12 - $41.81
(Median)
$24
$31
$42
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$49,927 - $86,563  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,012  
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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$50,151 - $87,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 362
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$24.12 - $41.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $58.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,012  
   
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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$50,151 - $87,191  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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Job Description for Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN)

The primary responsibility of a nursing quality improvement coordinator (RN) is to ensure that each nurse within a medical setting complies with quality, service performance and medical record audits. This person generally works in a hospital, but the job can be in nearly any healthcare setting.

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Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Tasks

  • 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 Improvement Coordinator (RN)


Survey results suggest that Quality Improvement Coordinators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Medicine / Surgery, Intensive Care Unit, Quality Improvement / QA, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management. It is not unusual for someone who knows Case Management to be familiar with Quality Improvement / QA as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN)

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


For Quality Improvement Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $63K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $66K. On average, Quality Improvement Coordinators make $67K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Quality Improvement Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $72K.

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Experience Affects Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries



National Average
$67,000



Skills That Affect Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
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Quality Improvement / QA
0%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%

National Average
$67,000

Acute Care
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Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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