Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary (United States)

Pay for Quality Improvement Coordinators in the United States sits in the ballpark of $66,300 annually. The range in pay spans from $49,454 to $88,196 per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This outline is derived from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary (?
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$49,203 - $87,034
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MEDIAN: $66,745
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Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary (?
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$23.83 - $43.05
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National Salary Data

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$49,203 - $87,034  
   
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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: 338
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$23.83 - $43.05  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$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)

  • 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). Competency in Case Management frequently indicates knowledge 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.
For Quality Improvement Coordinators, level of experience is overall a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation—more experience does not yield dramatically higher pay—and pay raises are largely incremental. In five to 10 years time, starting salaries of $61K can reach $66K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $67K. Wages continue to grow, though somewhat marginally, for Quality Improvement Coordinators after 20 years in the field, and salaries border $77K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience are scarcest in the field. Most typically, Quality Improvement Coordinators report having spent one to 10 years on the job followed by those with more than 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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$66,000
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For Quality Improvement Coordinators, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 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

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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%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

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%