Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Salary

Utilization Management Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $17.70 per hour. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Utilization Management Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Utilization Management Specialists are female. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$32,884 - $70,708
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$71K
MEDIAN: $45,435
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$13.47 - $24.86
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,884 - $70,708  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
Total Pay (?
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$29,519 - $67,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.47 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$10.50 - $40.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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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$29,519 - $67,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Job Description for Utilization Management (UM) Specialist

  • 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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Experience Affects Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 5%
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