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Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Salary

Most Utilization Management Specialists in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $17.70 per hour. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Utilization Management Specialists is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,372 - $69,804
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$70K
MEDIAN: $44,505
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90%

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$13.14 - $24.97
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,372 - $69,804  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,993  
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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$28,559 - $66,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.14 - $24.97  
   
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 - $1,993  
   
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).
)
$28,559 - $66,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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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 17%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 83% employee benefits None: 6%