Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Salary

The average Utilization Management Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $18.20 per hour. Most Utilization Management Specialists are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Female Utilization Management Specialists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,860 - $69,608
$33K
$44K
$70K
MEDIAN: $44,476
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$14.64 - $22.77
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$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,860 - $69,608  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
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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$31,134 - $61,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.64 - $22.77  
   
Overtime
$22.04 - $33.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,200  
   
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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$31,134 - $61,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Job Description for Utilization Management (UM) Specialist

Utilization management (UM) specialists typically work in a hospital, clinic, or nursing home setting to ensure that all tasks and procedures are appropriate and necessary according to different health benefit plans.

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Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Tasks

  • Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Interview or correspond with physicians to correct errors or omissions and to investigate questionable claims.
  • Observe nurses and visit patients to ensure proper nursing care.

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Key Stats for Utilization Management (UM) Specialist

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%