Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary

An average Quality Improvement Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $67K annually. Pay generally varies between $50K and $88K per year. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Quality Improvement Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Quality Improvement Coordinators (90 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$49,951 - $87,105

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$23.71 - $42.03

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$49,951 - $87,105  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,993  
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$49,978 - $87,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 359
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$23.71 - $42.03  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $57.81  
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$0.00 - $4,993  
   
Total Pay (?
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$49,978 - $87,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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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 show that Quality Improvement Coordinators use a fair number of 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Case Management and Geriatrics. Employees educated in Case Management are typically practiced in Quality Improvement / QA, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN)

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Quality Improvement Coordinators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $62K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $66K on average. Quality Improvement Coordinators bring in $67K after working for 10 to 20 years. After two decades in the workforce, the average Quality Improvement Coordinator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $71K.

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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
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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