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Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Utilization Management Specialists in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $17.70 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$32,372 - $67,879
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,115
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$12.90 - $24.86
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,372 - $67,879  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$27,770 - $65,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.90 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
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).
)
$27,770 - $65,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
United States (change)

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 17%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 10%