An average Quality Improvement Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $68K per year. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Quality Improvement Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 89 percent. Most Quality Improvement Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$49,772 - $92,982  
   
Bonus
$459.58 - $5,817  
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$49,370 - $94,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 274
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$22.85 - $45.88  
   
Overtime
$42.44  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$459.58 - $5,817  
   
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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$49,370 - $94,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 141

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN)


Quality Improvement Coordinators report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Medicine / Surgery, Acute Care, Intensive Care Unit, and Quality Improvement / QA are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Emergency Room and Geriatrics. Most people skilled in Acute Care are similarly competent in Medicine / Surgery and Case Management.

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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $63K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $68K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $71K in this role. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $72K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Key Stats for Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
027
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries




National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries





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National Average
$68,000



Emergency Room (ER)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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