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

Utilization Management Registered Nurses in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $67K annually, but may range from $51K to $87K per year. Total cash compensation to Utilization Management Registered Nurses ranges from $51K on the lower end to $87K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$51,494 - $86,391
(Median)
$51K
$67K
$86K
MEDIAN: $66,718
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$24.23 - $41.16
(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
$51,494 - $86,391  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,096  
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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$51,289 - $87,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 495
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$24.23 - $41.16  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $66.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,096  
   
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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$51,289 - $87,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 316
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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 report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Intensive Care Unit, Case Management, Emergency Room, and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Hospice and Pediatrics. The majority of those who know Acute Care also know 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Utilization Management Registered Nurses — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $63K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $64K. On average, Utilization Management Registered Nurses make $67K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Utilization Management Registered Nurse generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $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
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Medicine / Surgery
0%

Emergency Room (ER)
0%

National Average
$67,000

Acute Care
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Psychiatric
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Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 4%

Hospice
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
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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