Quality Improvement Coordinator (RN) Salary

Median pay for Quality Improvement Coordinators in the United States is around $67K per year. Compensation ranges from $50K on the lower end to $88K per year on the higher end. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Quality Improvement Coordinators are female. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$49,912 - $87,044
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$50K
$67K
$87K
MEDIAN: $67,481
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$23.25 - $41.73
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$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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$0$20$40$60
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)


Survey results suggest that Quality Improvement Coordinators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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. Those who learned Quality Improvement / QA also tend to know 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 many Quality Improvement Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $63K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $66K. Quality Improvement Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $67K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Quality Improvement Coordinator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $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
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National Average
$67,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Emergency Room (ER)
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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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