Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary

Average Quality Improvement Coordinators in the United States make around $67K annually. Compensation ranges between $50K and $88K per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Quality Improvement Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 89 percent. Most Quality Improvement Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,912 - $87,044
(Median)
$50K
$67K
$87K
MEDIAN: $67,481
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$23.25 - $41.73
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$31
$42
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$49,912 - $87,044  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$49,653 - $87,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 400
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$23.25 - $41.73  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $58.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$49,653 - $87,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Medicine / Surgery, Quality Improvement / QA, Intensive Care Unit, and Emergency Room (ER) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Case Management. It is often found that people who know Case Management are also skilled in Medicine / Surgery. A tool kit that includes Quality Improvement / QA also typically contains Acute Care and 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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $63K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $66K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $67K in this role. 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 $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%

National Average
$67,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Acute Care
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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