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Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary

The average Quality Improvement Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $67K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $50K to $87K per year. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Quality Improvement Coordinators (89 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of Quality Improvement Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$50,198 - $86,500
(Median)
$50K
$67K
$86K
MEDIAN: $66,995
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$23.92 - $41.97
(Median)
$24
$31
$42
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,198 - $86,500  
   
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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$50,266 - $87,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 342
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$23.92 - $41.97  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $57.81  
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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$50,266 - $87,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 152

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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 pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Medicine / Surgery, Quality Improvement / QA, Intensive Care Unit, 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. A tool kit that includes Quality Improvement / QA also typically contains Acute Care and Medicine / Surgery. Most people who know Case Management also know Medicine / Surgery.

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 appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $62K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $66K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $67K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $72K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries




National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
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Quality Improvement / QA
0%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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National Average
$66,000

Acute Care
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Geriatrics
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Case Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

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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