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Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary (United States)

Pay for Quality Improvement Coordinators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $67K per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The greater part report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair portion collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Quality Improvement Coordinators (89 percent) are women. Most Quality Improvement Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary (?
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$49,203 - $87,034
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MEDIAN: $66,745
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$23.83 - $43.05
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National Salary Data

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$49,454 - $88,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 338
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$23.83 - $43.05  
   
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$0.00 - $5,031  
   
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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$49,454 - $88,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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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)

Quality Improvement Coordinators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Intensive Care Unit , Medicine / Surgery, Quality Improvement / QA, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Case Management and Emergency Room. Case Management and Quality Improvement / QA are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Quality Improvement Coordinators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $61K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $66K. Quality Improvement Coordinators see a median salary of $67K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $73K. The largest share of Quality Improvement Coordinators have one to 10 years of experience, followed by those with more than 20 years. Workers who have been working for 10 to 20 years are the least common.

Pay Difference By Location

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Surpassing the national average by 25 percent, Quality Improvement Coordinators in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Quality Improvement Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+11 percent) and Dallas (+9 percent).

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Experience Affects Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries

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Skills That Affect Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%