Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary (United States)

Quality Improvement Coordinators in the United States typically take home $66,300 per year. Compensation ranges from $49,454 on the low end to $88,196 per year on the high end. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. In this profession, most individuals enjoy medical and dental coverage, and more than half have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Quality Improvement Coordinators. 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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Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary (?
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$23.83 - $43.05
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$49,203 - $87,034  
   
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$0.00 - $5,031  
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$49,454 - $88,196  
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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 - $60.00  
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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  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Job Description for Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN)

  • 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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Case Management and Emergency Room (ER). Aptitude in Case Management tends to also indicate an understanding of Quality Improvement / QA.

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 with less experience do not necessarily bring home smaller paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to have little impact on salary. After five to 10 years, compensation can go from $61K to $66K. Earnings total $67K after one to two decades. After spending 20 years in the field, salary continues to increase (though at a slower pace) for Quality Improvement Coordinators and pay is expected at $77K. Quality Improvement Coordinators with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with more than 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is the one with the most experience to boot—10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$66,000
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Home to some of the best pay for Quality Improvement Coordinators, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 25 percent above the national average. 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

Experienced
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$66,000

Skills That Affect Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
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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%
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