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Registered Nurse (RN), Utilization Management (UM) Salary

Utilization Management Registered Nurses in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below two-thirds of Utilization Management Registered Nurses. Salaries average out to around $67K per year and spread from $51K to $87K per year. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $5K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $51K and hits $87K on the high end. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Utilization Management Registered Nurses, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,612 - $86,451
(Median)
$52K
$67K
$86K
MEDIAN: $66,657
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50%
90%

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$24.24 - $41.07
(Median)
$24
$31
$41
MEDIAN: $31.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$51,612 - $86,451  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $5,081  
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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$51,382 - $87,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 493
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $41.07  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $66.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $5,081  
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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$51,382 - $87,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 319

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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN), Utilization Management (UM)

Registered nurses (RN) in utilization management (UM) review and optimize aspects of the medical services. This consists of utilization management, as well as assessing customer needs. Along with this process, these registered nurses must be able to implement planned concepts and solutions into real-world practice, and then gather feedback and reports on their performance. Many of the positions do not involve strict supervision, but others do involve active work with positions such as the compliance liaison and case manager nurse.

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Registered Nurse (RN), Utilization Management (UM) Tasks

  • Observe nurses and visit patients to ensure proper nursing care.
  • Interview or correspond with physicians to correct errors or omissions and to investigate questionable claims.
  • Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.

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Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN), Utilization Management (UM)


Utilization Management Registered Nurses generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Intensive Care Unit, Case Management, Emergency Room, and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Hospice and Pediatrics. Most people skilled in Acute Care are similarly competent in Medicine / Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN), Utilization Management (UM)

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


Utilization Management Registered Nurses do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $63K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $64K. Utilization Management Registered Nurses with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $67K. 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 Registered Nurse (RN), Utilization Management (UM) Salaries



National Average
$67,000



Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN), Utilization Management (UM) Salaries


Case Management
up arrow 2%

Emergency Room (ER)
0%

National Average
$67,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Psychiatric
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 5%

Hospice
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 127 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%
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