Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary

Quality Improvement Coordinators in the United States take home approximately $67K annually on average. Compensation ranges from $50K on the lower end to $87K per year on the higher end. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women make up the vast majority of Quality Improvement Coordinators (90 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$50,103 - $86,808
(Median)
$50K
$67K
$87K
MEDIAN: $67,245
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$23.95 - $41.75
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$24
$31
$42
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$50,103 - $86,808  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,993  
Total Pay (?
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$50,197 - $87,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 360
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Hourly Rate
$23.95 - $41.75  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $58.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,993  
   
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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$50,197 - $87,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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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 report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Medicine / Surgery, Intensive Care Unit, Quality Improvement / QA, and Emergency Room (ER) are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Geriatrics and 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $63K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $66K. Quality Improvement Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $67K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income 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 2%

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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