Median pay for Quality Improvement Coordinators in the United States is around $68K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. There are far more female Quality Improvement Coordinators who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Quality Improvement Coordinators. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$50,868 - $93,165
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$51K
$68K
$93K
MEDIAN: $68,359
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$23.24 - $45.16
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$23
$32
$45
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$50,868 - $93,165  
   
Bonus
$463.69 - $6,020  
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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$50,173 - $93,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 268
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$23.24 - $45.16  
   
Overtime
$42.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$463.69 - $6,020  
   
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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$50,173 - $93,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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 suggest that Quality Improvement Coordinators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Acute Care, Intensive Care Unit, Medicine / Surgery, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics, Case Management, and Emergency Room. It is often found that people who know Acute Care are also skilled in Medicine / Surgery and Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN)

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


For many Quality Improvement Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $63K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $68K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Quality Improvement Coordinators make a median salary of $71K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries




National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salaries

Acute Care
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 2%

Medicine / Surgery
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$68,000

Emergency Room (ER)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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