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Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Salary

Utilization Management Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $17.55 per hour. Women account for the majority of Utilization Management Specialists who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,449 - $69,664
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$70K
MEDIAN: $43,830
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90%

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$13.31 - $24.86
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,449 - $69,664  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,927  
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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$29,168 - $66,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.31 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$18.91 - $37.37  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,927  
   
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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$29,168 - $66,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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 14%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 5%
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